Section 8 Crimes (Serious Sex Offenders) Act 2006 | Interim supervision orders


The Legislation

Section 8 of the Crimes (Serious Sex Offenders) Act 2006 relates to Interim supervision orders and is extracted below.

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8 Interim supervision orders

(1) If, in proceedings on an application for an extended supervision order, it appears to the Supreme Court:
(a) that the offender’s current custody or supervision will expire before the proceedings are determined, and
(b) that the matters alleged in the supporting documentation would, if proved, justify the making of an extended supervision order,
the Supreme Court may make an order for the interim supervision of the offender.

(2) An order under this section commences on the day fixed in the order in that regard (or, if no such day is fixed, as soon as it is made) and expires at the end of such period (not exceeding 28 days from the day on which it commences) as is specified in the order.

(3) An order under this section may be renewed from time to time, but not so as to provide for the supervision of the offender under such an order for periods totalling more than 3 months.