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Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 15 August 2020 at 12:25)
199 Material to be considered when matter determined in absence of accused person
(1) The court may determine proceedings heard in the absence of the accused person on the basis of the court attendance notice without hearing the prosecutor’s witnesses or any other additional evidence of the prosecutor, if it is of the opinion that the matters set out in the court attendance notice are sufficient to establish the offence.(2) Before determining the matter, the court must consider any written material or recorded statement given to the court by the prosecutor, or lodged by the accused person under section 182.