CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAD - Protecting vulnerable persons  

Division 1 - Introduction  

SECTION 15Y   Proceedings to which this Part applies  

Proceedings involving children

(1)  


This Part contains special rules for children involved in proceedings to which this subsection applies. This subsection applies to proceedings for any of the following offences:


(a) (Repealed by No 42 of 2010)


(b) an offence against section 71.8 of the Criminal Code (sexual assault of United Nations and associated personnel);


(c) an offence against Division 270 of the Criminal Code (slavery and slavery-like offences);


(caa) an offence against Division 271 of the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons);


(cab) an offence against Division 272 of the Criminal Code (child sex offences outside Australia);


(cac) an offence against Division 273 of the Criminal Code (offences involving child abuse material outside Australia);


(ca) an offence against Subdivision B or C of Division 471 of the Criminal Code (offences relating to use of postal or similar service involving sexual activity with person under 16);


(cba) an offence against Subdivision D or F of Division 474 of the Criminal Code (offences relating to use of carriage service involving sexual activity with, or harm to, person under 16);


(cb) an aggravated offence against Subdivision C of Division 12 of Part 2 of the Migration Act 1958 ;


(d) a sexual offence specified in the regulations;


(e) an offence that includes the commission of, or the intention to commit, an offence of a kind referred to in one of the preceding paragraphs of this subsection;


(f) an offence of:


(i) attempting to commit; or

(ii) conspiring to commit; or

(iii) inciting the commission of;
an offence of a kind referred to in one of the preceding paragraphs of this subsection. Proceedings involving adult complainants

(2)  


This Part contains special rules for adult complainants involved in proceedings to which this subsection applies. This subsection applies to proceedings for any of the following offences:


(a) an offence against Division 270 of the Criminal Code (slavery and slavery-like offences);


(b) an offence against Division 271 of the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons);


(c) an offence that includes the commission of, or the intention to commit, an offence of a kind referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);


(d) an offence of:


(i) attempting to commit; or

(ii) conspiring to commit; or

(iii) inciting the commission of;
an offence of a kind referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c). Proceedings involving special witnesses

(3)  


This Part contains special rules that can apply for special witnesses involved in proceedings for any Commonwealth offence. Related proceedings included

(4)  
Each of subsections (1), (2) and (3) also applies to any proceedings connected with a proceeding referred to in that subsection.

Example:

Committal proceedings.

(5)  
Similarly, subsection 15YAB(1) (about special witnesses) also applies to any proceedings connected with a proceeding for a Commonwealth offence.




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