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The Criminal Procedure Act 2009 has been in operation for a few years now. While there continues to be interpretation and amendment of its provisions, the transition from the old legislation to the new has successfully been made, and a blog exclusively dedicated to the Act is no longer necessary.

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75. Supplementary address by prosecutor

75. Supplementary address by prosecutor

(1) If, in the closing address of the accused under section 74, the accused
asserts facts which are not supported by any evidence that is before the
Magistrates' Court, the court may grant leave to the prosecutor to make a
supplementary address to the court.

(2) A supplementary address must be confined to replying to the assertion
referred to in subsection (1).

(3) The Magistrates' Court may limit the length of a supplementary address.


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