CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IB - Sentencing, imprisonment and release of federal offenders  

Division 5 - Conditional release on parole or licence  

Subdivision A - Release on parole or licence  

SECTION 19APA   Amendment of parole orders and licences  

Amendment of conditions

(1)  
The Attorney-General may, at any time before the end of:


(a) a parole period for a person for whom a parole order has been made; or


(b) a licence period for a person who is released on licence for a federal sentence;

by order in writing, amend the parole order or licence by doing any or all of the following:


(c) imposing additional conditions on the parole order or licence;


(d) varying or revoking a condition of the parole order or licence specified under paragraph 19AN(c) or 19AP(7)(c) or imposed under paragraph (c);


(e) if the supervision period has not ended - changing the day on which the supervision period ends.

Amendments to rectify errors etc.

(2)  
If a parole order or licence:


(a) contains an error of a technical nature; or


(b) has a defect of form; or


(c) contains an ambiguity;

the Attorney-General may, at any time, by order in writing, amend the parole order or licence to rectify the error, defect or ambiguity.

Note:

For paragraph (a), the following are examples of errors of a technical nature: a clerical mistake, an accidental slip or omission, a material miscalculation of figures or a material mistake in the description of a person, thing or matter.

When amendments take effect

(3)  
An amendment of a parole order or licence under subsection (1) takes effect when notice in writing of the amendment is given to the offender.

(4)  
An amendment of a parole order or licence under subsection (2) is taken to have had effect from the date of effect of the parole order or licence.




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