Section 8 Crimes (Criminal Organisations Control) Act 2012 | Requirement to Publish Notice of Application


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The Legislation

Section 8 of the Crimes (Criminal Organisations Control) Act 2012 (NSW) deals with Requirement to Publish Notice of Application and is extracted below.

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8 Publication of notice of application

If the Commissioner makes an application under this Part in relation to an organisation, the Commissioner must as soon as practicable (but no later than 3 days) after the application is made publish a notice in the Gazette and at least one newspaper circulating throughout the State:

(a) specifying that an application has been made for a declaration under this Part in respect of that organisation, and
(b) describing the consequences for a member of the organisation if the declaration is made and an interim control order is made in relation to the member, and
(c) inviting members of that organisation and other persons who may be directly affected (whether or not adversely) by the outcome of the application to make submissions to the eligible Judge at a hearing to be held on a date specified in the notice that has been determined by the eligible Judge.