199D Further provisions relating to temporary suppression of trial-related information


The court may make an order under section 199C at any time after the proceeding is commenced.


The court may limit the effect of an order under section 199C by ordering a person who hosts material on a website or other electronic retrieval system that can be accessed by a user to only take down or disable access to specific information on that website or electronic retrieval system.


Whenever reasonably practicable, the person who hosts the material must be—


served with the application for an order or notified that the court is considering making an order under subsection (2); and


given an opportunity to be heard by the court.


Despite section 208(1) or (2), an order made under subsection (2) or section 199C(1) expires when the defendant is convicted or acquitted, or the charge is otherwise disposed of.

Section 199D: inserted, on 26 August 2020, by section 29 of the Contempt of Court Act 2019 (2019 No 44).