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45. Application to Court to confirm prohibition notice.

(1) As soon as practicable after the service of a prohibition notice on the prohibited person, the Bank or the Governor, as the case may be, shall, subject to section 46, make an application to the Court for confirmation of the notice.

(1A) An application under subsection (1) may be made on an ex parte basis provided that the prohibited person informs the Bank or the Governor, as the case may be, in writing that he or she agrees to the application being made ex parte.

(2) Without limiting the exercise of the judicial function with respect to a particular case, it shall be the duty of the High Court, in so far as it is practicable, to hear and determine an application under this section within 3 months after the date on which the application is made to it.

(3) If when hearing an application under this section the Court is satisfied that, for reasons of confidentiality or commercial sensitivity or in order to avoid the disclosure of information of the kind referred to in section 33AK(1A)

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