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Explanatory Statement Alcohol Harm Reduction Bill 2017 (Serial 25)

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Title

Explanatory Statement Alcohol Harm Reduction Bill 2017 (Serial 25)

Other title

Tabled Paper 291

Collection

Tabled Papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2017-05-10

Description

Tabled by Natasha Fyles

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Language

English

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Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/271506

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/432564

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8 Clause 22. Period of BOO This clause provides that the BOR Registrar must decide the period the BOO will be in force in accordance with the 3, 6 and 12 month timeframes and specify the period in the BOO. The BOO remains in force for the specified period , unless revoked under clause 25 or extended under clause 23 or 24. If there has been an assessment under clause the BOR Registrar must consider the clinician 's report in setting the period of the BOO. Clause 23. Extension of BOO by BDR Registrar This clause provides that the BOR Registrar may extend the BOO of a banned adult for a period determined by the BOR Registrar if it is reasonably believed the person has contravened the BOO or the grounds for the BOO continue to apply. Extensions made by the BOR Registrar must be in accordance with the 3, 6 and 12 month timeframes. The clause also requires the BOR Registrar to take reasonable steps to notify a banned adult in writing that the BOO has been extended. Clause 24. Extension of BOO by Police This clause provides that a Police Officer may extend a BOO made under this division if the adult is charged with an alcohol-related offence, the adult is named as the defendant in a police OVO (alcoholrelated), the adult is taken into alcohol-related protective custody or the adult is given an alcohol-related infringement notice. Extensions made by Police must be in accordance with the 3, 6 and 12 month timeframes. Division 5 Clause 25. General Provisions for BDOs Variation or revocation of BOO This clause provides that the BOR Registrar may vary or revoke a BOO if they are satisfied that the banned adult has participated in and completed a therapeutic support program or if there is an obvious administrative error in the BOO. A variation or revocation can be made by application or by the initiative of the BOR Registrar. Clause 26. Assessment of adults for treatment This clause provides for an adult to apply to the BOR Registrar to be referred to a clinician for assessment for treatment. A person may also