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Name: Statutes Amendment (Victims of Crime) Act 2007 (No. 48 of 2007).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-11-08
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-2007-L-81889
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line South Australia Legislation, Government of South Australia (consulted on 2009-08-21)
Abstract/Citation: Makes amendments to the Bail Act 1985 (section 10A - presumption against bail in certain cases); the Correctional Services Act 1982 (section 5 - Victims Register); the Evidence Act 1929 (inserts new section 29A concerning victim who is a witness entitled to be present in court unless court orders otherwise); the Victims of Crime Act 2001 (sections 3, 4, 5, 7 (right to have perceived need for protection taken into account in bail proceedings), 8, 9A (victim of serious offence entitled to be consulted in relation to certain decisions) and 9B (victim's entitlement to be present in court), 10A (victim may request consideration of appeal), 18 and 20(compensation)); and the Youth Court Act 1993 (section 24 - persons who may be present in court).
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