Proceeds of Crime (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Justice and Customs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Introduced with the Proceeds of Crime Bill 2002, the bill amends the:
Criminal Code Act 1995
  to insert new money laundering offences;
Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
  to update cross references;
International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995
  in relation to enforcement of foreign restraining and forfeiture orders;
Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
  to: reflect provisions of the new proceeds regime; and relocate provisions which relate to foreign orders and offences;
Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
  to relocate record retention provisions;
Bankruptcy Act 1966
  to ensure that bankruptcy is not used to thwart confiscation of proceeds of crime;
Family Law Act 1975
  to ensure that property settlements and spousal maintenance cannot be used to defeat confiscation of proceeds of crime;
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1997
  so that it does not apply to certain decisions of the Director of Public Prosecutions or an approved examiner;
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  and
Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
  in relation to the functions of the AFP and the DPP respectively;
Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
  and
National Crime Authority Act 1984
  to include forfeiture proceedings within the meaning of relevant proceedings;
Taxation Administration Act 1953
  in relation to access to taxation information; and
Proceeds of Crime Act 1987
  to repeal relocated and redundant provisions, including provisions relating to existing money laundering offences. Also makes consequential amendments to 8 other Acts and contains transitional and application provisions. 

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House of Representatives
13 Mar 2002Introduced and read a first time
13 Mar 2002Second reading moved
27 Jun 2002Second reading agreed to
27 Jun 2002Third reading agreed to
Senate
20 Aug 2002Introduced and read a first time
20 Aug 2002Second reading moved
16 Sep 2002Second reading debate
19 Sep 2002Second reading debate
23 Sep 2002Second reading agreed to
23 Sep 2002Third reading agreed to


11 Oct 2002Assent

Act no.: 86

Year: 2002

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