If the court directs that a special hearing be held during the trial, the court must—
(a) as far as possible, commence the special hearing on the date specified under section 181(2)(d)(iii); and
(b) ensure that the complainant's evidence is disrupted to the least extent possible.
An application to discharge the jury may be heard and determined after the special hearing is completed.
Section 212 sets out time limits for commencing trials for sexual offences.
New s. 372 inserted by No. 68/2009 s. 50.