Minutes of Proceedings Day 1 - Tuesday 16 June 2015
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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS Tuesday 16 June 2015 624 Mr Conlan (Chair of Committees) took the Chair. The Committee considered the Justice Legislation Amendment (Summary Procedure) Bill 2015 (Serial 122). Clause 1 to 4 taken together and agreed to. Clause 5 read. Mr Elferink (Attorney-General) moved the following amendment to clause 5 Clause 5, proposed section 60AI After proposed section 60AI(5) insert (5A) The Court may appoint a date and time for a directions hearing that is earlier than 4 weeks after the first mention: (a) on an application under subsection (5) or on the Court's own initiative; and (b) only if the Court is satisfied that there is good reason to do so. Amendment agreed to. Mr Elferink moved the following amendment to clause 5 Clause 5, proposed section 60AQ(2) omit, insert (2) On the resumption of a hearing adjourned under subsection (1), the Court may permit the prosecution to adduce further evidence, whether or not obtained as a result of the disclosure. Amendment agreed to. Mr Elferink moved the following amendment to clause 5 Clause 5, proposed section 60AT(2) omit, insert (2) The Court may indicate that, if the defendant pleads guilty to a charge at the time of the application, the Court would be likely to impose on the defendant: (a) if sections 78DG and 78DH of the Sentencing Act do not apply a sentence of actual imprisonment to commence at a specified time; or (b) a sentence of another specified type; or (c) if section 78DG of the Sentencing Act applies to the offence a sentence of actual imprisonment as required by that section; or (d) if section 78DH of the Sentencing Act applies to the offence: (i) a sentence that is the minimum sentence of actual imprisonment that the Court is required to impose for the offence; or
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