Criminal Code Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Criminal Code Act 1995
  to re-enact counter-terrorism offences as Commonwealth provisions capable of operating throughout Australia, without any constitutional limitations, by virtue of the reference of powers by the States; and
Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Act 2002
  to add this proposed Act to the list of counter-terrorism legislation that is subject to a public and independent review mechanism. Also contains transitional provisions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
12 Dec 2002Introduced and read a first time
12 Dec 2002Second reading moved
27 Mar 2003Second reading agreed to
27 Mar 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
13 May 2003Introduced and read a first time
13 May 2003Second reading moved
15 May 2003Second reading agreed to
15 May 2003Third reading agreed to


27 May 2003Assent

Act no.: 40

Year: 2003

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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.

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