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Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 2 June 2020 at 06:56)
351 Regulations with respect to the provision or disclosure of information in connection with intervention programs
(1) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the provision or disclosure of information in connection with an intervention program or intervention plan to a court or other person, body or organisation.(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations may make provision for or with respect to the following matters—(a) the admissibility of such information in evidence in any criminal or civil proceedings, including the admissibility in evidence of any statement, confession, admission or information made or given by an offender or accused person during participation in, or for the purposes of participation in, an intervention program or intervention plan,(b) the protection of a person, body or organisation from civil or criminal liability or disciplinary proceedings resulting from the provision of such information,(c) the compellability of a person, body or organisation to disclose such information or to produce a document containing such information before a court, tribunal or committee.(3) A provision of any Act or law that prohibits or restricts the disclosure of information does not operate to prevent the provision of information referred to in subsection (1) in accordance with the regulations.(4) The regulations made under this section may create offences punishable by a penalty not exceeding 50 penalty units.