304. Compensation orders.

Where a restraint order1 is discharged on the ground that no proceedings in respect of relevant offences2 are instituted within a reasonable time3, compensation may be ordered to be paid4.

Compensation may be ordered to be paid where a forfeiture order5 or a restraint order is made in relation to proceedings for a relevant offence which:

  1.  

    (1)     do not result in conviction for a relevant offence6;

  2.  

    (2)     result in conviction for such a relevant offence in respect of which the person convicted is subsequently pardoned7; or

  3.  

    (3)     result in conviction for such a relevant offence which is subsequently quashed8.

A person