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SENTENCING ACT 1991 - SECT 18ZS

Immunity from prosecution for certain offences

    (1)     A person is not liable to prosecution for any offence comprising the unlawful possession or use of drugs of addiction—

        (a)     as a result of any admission made in connection with any assessment of the eligibility of the person for the making of a drug treatment order; or

        (b)     as a result of any admission made in connection with the assessment by the Drug Court, or at a case conference convened under section 18ZI(1) by the magistrate constituting the Drug Court, of the person's progress under a drug treatment order.

    (2)     Subsection (1) does not prevent a prosecution for any offence comprising the unlawful possession or use of drugs of addiction if there is evidence, other than the admission or evidence obtained as a result of the admission, to support a charge.

    (3)     The admission, and any evidence obtained as a result of the admission, is not admissible against the person in a prosecution referred to in subsection (2).

New s. 18ZT inserted by No. 26/2012 s. 29.



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