(1) For the purpose of being informed from time to time about the progress being made by an offender subject to a drug treatment order, the magistrate constituting the Drug Court may convene a case conference.
S. 18ZI(2) amended by No. 18/2005 s. 18(Sch. 1 item 97.2).
(2) A case conference may be attended by a lawyer, a prosecutor, a health service provider, a community corrections officer or anyone else whom the magistrate thinks should attend.
S. 18ZI(3) amended by No. 65/2016 s. 7.
(3) For the purposes of section 104ZY of the Corrections Act 1986 , a relevant person referred to in that section who discloses at a case conference information about an offender subject to a drug treatment order is taken to be performing his or her official duties.
(4) No objection can be taken to a magistrate subsequently constituting the Drug Court in a proceeding on the ground that he or she had previously convened a case conference in relation to the proceeding.
S. 18ZJ inserted by No. 2/2002 s. 5.