Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 8 January 2015 to date (accessed 26 January 2015 at 17:23)

257F   Costs on adjournment

(1)  A court may in any proceedings under this Part, at its discretion or on the application of a party, order that one party pay costs if the matter is adjourned.
(2)  An order may be made only if the court is satisfied that the other party has incurred additional costs because of the unreasonable conduct or delays of the party against whom the order is made.
(3)  The order must specify the amount of costs payable or may provide for the determination of the amount at the end of the proceedings.
(4)  An order may be made whatever the result of the proceedings.
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