CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAD - Protecting vulnerable persons  

Division 1 - Introduction  

SECTION 15YAA   Vulnerable adult complainants  

(1)  
A vulnerable adult complainant , in relation to a vulnerable adult proceeding, is an adult who is, or is alleged to be, a victim of an offence, of a kind referred to in subsection 15Y(2) , to which the proceeding relates.

(2)  
However, the adult is not a vulnerable adult complainant if the adult informs the court that he or she does not wish to be treated as such a complainant.

(3)  
A vulnerable adult complainant need not be involved in the vulnerable adult proceeding or the initiation of that proceeding.




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