(1) In any proceeding dealing with an application for a certificate under this Part, the court—
(a) is not required to have regard to the rules of evidence; and
(b) may inform itself in any way that it thinks fit.
(2) In any proceeding dealing with an application for a certificate under this Part, the court may direct that notice be given to the person who prosecuted the identity crime offence to appear at the hearing of the application to provide assistance to the court in relation to the application.
(3) A person to whom notice is given under
subsection (2) may appoint another person to appear on that person's behalf at
Pt 5 (Heading and ss 90–94) amended by Nos 98/1995 s. 64(2)–(6), 26/1997 s. 54, 48/1997 s. 22, 69/1997 s. 11, 69/2005 ss 3(3)(b), 4, 5, 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. items 110.70, 110.71), 30/2010 ss 26, 27, 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 151.7), substituted as Pt 5 (Heading and ss 90–94I) by No. 26/2014 s. 435.
Part 5—Mentally ill offenders
Division 1—Court Assessment Orders
S. 90 substituted by No. 26/2014 s. 435.