Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 15 August 2020 at 12:30)
Chapter 6 Part 5 Division 3 Section 306A
306A   Definitions
In this Division—
accused person, in relation to any proceedings, means the person who stands, or any of the persons who stand, charged in those proceedings with a prescribed sexual offence.
complainant, in relation to any proceedings, means the person, or any of the persons, against whom a prescribed sexual offence with which the accused person stands charged in those proceedings is alleged to have been committed, and includes—
(a)  in relation to an offence under section 80E of the Crimes Act 1900, the person who is alleged to have been the subject of sexual servitude, and
(b)  in relation to an offence under section 91D, 91E or 91F of the Crimes Act 1900, the person under the age of 18 years who is alleged to have participated in an act of child prostitution, and
(c)  in relation to an offence under section 91G of the Crimes Act 1900, the person under the age of 18 years who is alleged to have been used for the production of child abuse material.
original evidence of the complainant or of any special witness has the meaning given by section 306B.
special witness means any of the following witnesses in relation to the offence concerned—
(a)  a sexual offence witness,
(b)  a witness who is a cognitively impaired person,
(c)  a witness who is under the age of 18 years.