Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Criminal Code Act 1995
  to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history;
Crimes Act 1914
  in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts;
Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
  (DPPA) to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the DPPA;
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
  in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre;
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and
Judiciary Act 1903
  to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
,
Crimes Act 1914
,
Criminal Code Act 1995
  and
Privacy Act 1988

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Progress

House of Representatives
03 Dec 2008Introduced and read a first time
03 Dec 2008Second reading moved
10 Feb 2009Referred to Main Committee
12 Feb 2009Second reading debate
23 Feb 2009Second reading agreed to
23 Feb 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
10 Mar 2009Introduced and read a first time
10 Mar 2009Second reading moved
28 Sep 2010Lapsed at end of Parliament

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