PART 6SDISCLOSURE

Orders preventing or restricting disclosure: Secretary of StateS

147Application for ancillary orders: Secretary of StateS

(1)This section applies where the Secretary of State applies for a section 146 order.

(2)If the application under section 146 relates to solemn proceedings (whether continuing or concluded) [F1or to 2011 Act proceedings], the Secretary of State may also apply to the court for—

(a)a restricted notification order and a non-attendance order, or

(b)a non-attendance order (but not a restricted notification order).

(3)If the application under section 146 relates to summary proceedings (whether continuing or concluded), the Secretary of State may also apply to the court for a non-attendance order.

(4)A restricted notification order is an order under section 148 prohibiting notice being given to the accused of—

(a)the making of an application for—

(i)the section 146 order to which the restricted notification order relates,

(ii)the restricted notification order, and

(iii)a non-attendance order, and

(b)the determination of those applications.

(5)A non-attendance order is an order under section 148(7) or 149 prohibiting the accused from attending or making representations in proceedings for the determination of the application for the section 146 order to which the non-attendance order relates.

(6)Subsection (7) applies where the Secretary of State applies—

(a)by virtue of subsection (2)(a) for a restricted notification order and a non-attendance order, or

(b)by virtue of subsection (2)(a) or (b) for a non-attendance order.

(7)Before determining the application for the section 146 order, the court must—

(a)in accordance with section 148, determine any application for a restricted notification order and a non-attendance order,

(b)in accordance with section 149, determine any application for a non-attendance order.

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Amendments (Textual)

Commencement Information

I1 S. 147 in force at 6.6.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/178 , art. 2 , Sch. (with art. 3 )