(1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act as amended by Part 5 of the Justice Legislation Amendment (System Enhancements and Other Matters) Act 2021 , applies, on and from the commencement of a relevant amendment in relation to a criminal proceeding irrespective of when—
(a) the criminal proceeding commenced; or
(b) the offence to which the criminal proceeding relates is alleged to have been committed.
(2) Section 201, as in force immediately before its amendment by Part 5 of the Justice Legislation Amendment (System Enhancements and Other Matters) Act 2021 continues to apply in relation to the determination of an issue that a court—
(a) before the commencement of Part 5, was notified of under section 200(1) at least 14 days before the day on which the trial of the accused was listed to commence; and
(b) at that commencement, has not yet decided.
S. 456 inserted by No. 23/2020 s. 8.
456 Transitional provision—Sentencing Amendment (Emergency Worker Harm) Act 2020
Item 4.1A of Schedule 2 as inserted by section 7 of the Sentencing Amendment (Emergency Worker Harm) Act 2020 applies to a criminal proceeding commenced on or after the commencement of section 7 of that Act, irrespective of when the offence is alleged to have been committed.
S. 458 inserted by No. 1/2022 s. 13.