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DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS ACT 2006


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 -- Preliminary  

   1.      Short title
            
   2.      Commencement
            
   3.      Terms used
            
   4A.     When person commits serious sexual offence
            
   4.      Objects of this Act
            
   5.      Application of Bail Act 1982
            
   6.      Attorney General may perform functions of DPP
            
   7A.     DPP may take proceedings in the name of State
            
   7.      Serious danger to community
            
   8A.     Courts and Tribunals (Electronic Processes Facilitation) Act 2013 Part 2 applies

   PART 2 -- Continuing detention or supervision

           Division 1 -- Application for orders  

   8.      DPP may apply for orders
            
   9.      Duty to disclose
            
   10A.    Offender’s duty to disclose
            
   10.     Application may proceed even if offender discharged
            
   11.     Fixing day for preliminary hearing
            
   12.     Offender may file affidavits in response
            
   13.     Contents of affidavit
            
   14.     Preliminary hearing
            
   16.     Discontinuing application for Division 2 order
            
   17A.    Victim submissions

           Division 2 -- Orders  

   17.     Division 2 orders
            
   18.     Conditions of supervision order
            
   19A.    Electronic monitoring
            
   19B.    Curfew
            
   19C.    Enforcement of electronic monitoring and curfew requirement

           Division 3 -- Amendment of supervision order  

   19.     Application to amend conditions of supervision order
            
   20.     Amendment of conditions of supervision order

           Division 4 -- Contravention of supervision order  

   21.     Summons or warrant because of contravention
            
   22.     DPP may seek order
            
   23A.    Reports
            
   23.     Court may make order
            
   24A.    Orders made during contravention proceedings

           Division 5 -- Supervision order extended due to imprisonment  

   24.     Extension of supervision order

           Division 6 -- General provisions for PART 2  

   25.     Effect of continuing detention order
            
   26.     Effect of supervision order
            
   27.     Court to give reasons

   PART 3 -- Reviews of detention  

   28.     Purpose of this Part
            
   29.     Review -- periodic
            
   30.     Review -- application by person subject to order
            
   31.     Dealing with application
            
   32.     Reports
            
   33.     Review of detention under continuing detention order

   PART 4 -- Appeals  

   34.     Appeals
            
   35.     Appeal does not stay decision
            
   36.     Dealing with appeal

   PART 5 -- Reports  

   37A.    Terms used
            
   37B.    Authority to examine
            
   37.     Preparation of report by qualified expert
            
   38A.    Preparation of other report
            
   38.     Providing information to reporter
            
   39.     Copies of report to DPP and subject

   PART 6 -- General  

   40AA.   Mentally unfit offender
            
   40A.    Offence of contravening supervision order
            
   40B.    Procedure on some charges of offences under s. 40A
            
   40.     Proceedings to be criminal proceedings
            
   41.     Deciding certain matters on the papers
            
   42.     Evidence in certain hearings
            
   43.     Court may give directions
            
   44.     Appearance at hearings
            
   45.     Warrant of commitment upon order for detention
            
   46A.    Protection from personal liability
            
   46B.    Exchange of information
            
   46.     Approved forms
            
   47.     Regulations
            
   48.      Transitional provisions (Sch. 1)
           SCHEDULE 1 -- Transitional provisions  
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