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Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 4 August 2020 at 16:15)
298A Victim cannot be required to identify counsellor
(1) A person cannot seek to compel (whether by subpoena or any other procedure) a victim or alleged victim of a sexual assault offence to produce a document or give evidence that would disclose the identity of the victim or alleged victim’s counsellor in, or in connection with, criminal proceedings or preliminary criminal proceedings.(2) In this section—counsellor of a victim or alleged victim of a sexual assault offence means a counsellor (within the meaning of section 296 (4)) to whom or by whom a counselling communication that is a protected confidence is made.