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Review of justice plan condition by sentencing court

S. 82(1) amended by Nos 23/2006 s. 228(1), 65/2011 s. 38(1)(2)(a).

    (1)     If on an application under this subsection the court which attached a justice plan condition to an order under section 80(1) is satisfied—

S. 82(1)(a) amended by No. 65/2011 s. 38(2)(a).

        (a)     that the offender is no longer willing to comply with the condition; or

S. 82(1)(b) amended by No. 65/2011 s. 38(2)(a).

        (b)     that the needs of the offender are not being met by the condition; or

S. 82(1)(c) amended by No. 65/2011 s. 38(2)(a).

        (c)     that the offender has failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the condition; or

S. 82(1)(d) amended by No. 65/2011 s. 38(2)(b).

        (d)     that the condition is no longer appropriate—

it may confirm, vary or cancel the condition.

S. 82(2) amended by No. 65/2011 s. 38(3).

    (2)     An application under subsection (1) may be made at any time while the justice plan condition is in force by—

        (a)     the offender; or

S. 82(2)(b) amended by Nos 45/1996 s. 18(Sch. 2 item 11.13), 65/2011 s. 38(4)(a).

        (b)     if the sentence is a community correction order, the Secretary; or

S. 82(2)(c) amended by Nos 48/1997 s. 14(9), 65/2011 s. 38(4)(b).

        (c)     if the sentence is an order under Subdivision (2) or (3) of Division 2, a prescribed person or a member of a prescribed class of persons; or

S. 82(2)(d) amended by No. 46/1998 s. 7(Sch. 1), substituted by No. 23/2006 s. 228(2), amended by No. 65/2011 s. 38(4)(c).

        (d)     the Secretary to the Department of Human Services.

    (3)     Notice of an application under subsection (1) must be given—

        (a)     to the offender; and

        (b)     to the Director of Public Prosecutions (if the sentencing court was the Supreme Court or the County Court) or to the informant or police prosecutor (if the sentencing court was the Magistrates' Court).

    (4)     The court may order that a warrant to arrest be issued against the offender if he or she does not attend before the court on the hearing of the application.

S. 82(5) amended by No. 65/2011 s. 38(5).

    (5)     If the court cancels the justice plan condition, it may cancel the sentence and, subject to subsection (6), deal with the offender for the offence or offences with respect to which the sentence was imposed in any manner in which the court could deal with the offender if it had just found the offender guilty of that offence or those offences.

    (6)     In determining how to deal with an offender following the cancellation by it of a sentence, a court must take into account the extent to which the offender had complied with the sentence before its cancellation.

S. 82AA inserted by No. 65/2011 s. 39.

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