CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IACA - Witness identity protection for operatives  

Division 2 - Witness Identity Protection Certificates for Operatives  

SECTION 15MO   Directions to jury  

(1)  
This section applies if:


(a) a witness identity protection certificate for an operative in relation to a proceeding is filed in a court; and


(b) there is a jury in the proceeding; and


(c) the operative gives evidence.

(2)  
The court must (unless it considers it inappropriate) direct the jury not to give the operative's evidence any more or less weight, or draw any adverse inferences against the defendant or another party to the proceeding, because:


(a) there is a witness identity protection certificate for the operative; or


(b) the court has made an order under section 15MK or subsection 15MM(8) , (9) or (10) .




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