Section 19 Crimes (Serious Sex Offenders) Act 2006 | Varying and revoking detention orders


Section 19 of the Crimes (Serious Sex Offenders) Act 2006 relates to Varying and revoking detention orders and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

19 Detention order may be varied or revoked

(1) The Supreme Court may at any time vary or revoke a continuing detention order or interim detention order on the application of the State of New South Wales or the offender.

(1A) The period of an order must not be varied so that the period is greater than that otherwise permitted under this Part.

(2) For the purpose of ascertaining whether to make an application under this section in relation to a continuing detention order, the Commissioner of Corrective Services must provide the Attorney General with a report on the offender at intervals of not more than 12 months.