Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 8 Hansard (9 August) . . Page.. 2873 ..
Proposed new clause 40A
Page 19, line 8-After clause 40, insert the following new clause:
40A New section 546CA
546CA Compensation because of seizure under s 546C (5)(1) A person may claim compensation from the Territory if the person suffers loss or expense because of seizure of anything under section 546C (5) by a police officer.
(2) Compensation may be claimed and ordered in a proceeding for-
(a) compensation brought in a court of competent jurisdiction; or
(b) an offence against this Act brought against the person making the claim for compensation.
(3) A court may order the payment of reasonable compensation for the loss or expense only if it is satisfied it is just to make the order in the circumstances of the particular case.
Proposed new paragraph 557B (1) (c)
Page 20, line 11-Omit the paragraph.
Proposed new paragraph 557J (2) (ba)
Page 24, line 2-After proposed new paragraph 557J (2) (b), insert the following paragraph:
(ba) quash the conviction; or
Page 30, line 7-
[Oppose the clause.]
Page 34, line 2-Omit the part.