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Accused may make request for material etc. not provided

    (1)     The accused may give to the informant a written request for—

        (a)     a copy of any statements made or information given by persons listed in a full brief;

        (b)     a copy of any things listed in a full brief;

S. 43(1)(c) amended by No. 42/2015 s. 13.

        (c)     subject to section 43A, inspection of the exhibits at a time and place agreed between the accused and the informant;

        (d)     a copy of any information, document or thing specified by the accused that is required by or under this Act to be included in a preliminary brief or a full brief, as the case may be, and was not so included;

        (e)     particulars of previous convictions of any witness who the prosecution intends to call at the hearing.

    (2)     Subject to subsection (3), a request under subsection (1) may be made at any time after service of the preliminary brief or the full brief, whichever first occurs.

    (3)     Unless the Magistrates' Court otherwise orders, a request under subsection (1) must be made at least 7 days before—

        (a)     the contest mention hearing; or

        (b)     if a contest mention hearing is not held, the summary hearing.

S. 43A (Heading) amended by No. 47/2016 s. 37(2).

S. 43A inserted by No. 42/2015 s. 14.

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