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Terrorism (Police Powers) Act 2002 No 115
Current version for 28 November 2018 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 09:56)
Part 2A Division 2 Section 26PA
26PA   Supreme Court may order provision of legal aid
(1)  This section applies to proceedings before the Supreme Court in connection with an application for the making or revocation of a preventative detention order or prohibited contact order.
(2)  The Supreme Court may, if the Court is satisfied it is in the interests of justice to do so, order the Legal Aid Commission to provide legal aid in proceedings to which this section applies to:
(a)  a person in relation to whom a preventative detention order is being sought, or
(b)  a person who is subject to such an order.
(3)  If the Supreme Court makes an order under subsection (2), the police officer who is detaining the person must give the person reasonable assistance to enable the person to contact the Legal Aid Commission to obtain the legal aid.