Criminal Code Amendment (Espionage and Related Matters) Bill 2002

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  • Criminal Code Amendment (Espionage and Related Offences) Bill 2002
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Criminal Code Act 1995
to insert a new chapter into the Criminal Code which establishes offences dealing with the protection of security and defence; and repeals certain provisions of the
Crimes Act 1914
in relation to espionage. Also makes consequential amendments to the
Crimes Act 1914
and
Australian Protective Service Act 1987
.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Mar 2002
Second reading moved 13 Mar 2002
Second reading agreed to 26 Aug 2002
Third reading agreed to 26 Aug 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Sep 2002
Second reading moved 16 Sep 2002
Second reading debate 25 Sep 2002
Second reading agreed to 26 Sep 2002
Third reading agreed to 15 Oct 2002
Assent
  • Act no.: 91
  • Year: 2002
31 Oct 2002

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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