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WORKING WITH CHILDREN ACT 2005 - SECT 5

Meaning of charged with an offence

For the purposes of this Act, a person is deemed to have been charged with an offence if—

S. 5(a) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 136.1).

        (a)     an indictment has been filed for the offence; or

S. 5(b) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 136.2).

        (b)     a charge-sheet charging the offence has been filed against the person, whether or not—

              (i)     a summons to answer to the charge; or

              (ii)     a warrant to arrest the person

has been issued and served.



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