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

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