Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill 2010

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  • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill 2009
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
,
Bankruptcy Act 1966
and
Crimes Act 1914
to introduce a regime for unexplained wealth;
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
,
Crimes Act 1914
, and
Family Law Act 1975
to introduce freezing orders to ensure assets are not dispersed;
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
to: remove the six-year limit on orders for non-conviction-based restraint and forfeiture of proceeds of crime; provide for non-conviction-based restraint and forfeiture of instruments of serious crime; enable the disclosure of certain information; and enable legal aid commissions to recover certain costs from the Confiscated Assets Account;
Crimes Act 1914
and
Customs Act 1901
to: harmonise the controlled operations, assumed identities and protection of witness identity regimes across Australia; and make a consequential amendment;
Criminal Code Act 1995
to extend criminal liability to the joint commission of criminal offences; and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to enable telecommunications interception to be available for certain offences for state and territory law enforcement agencies.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jun 2009
Second reading moved 24 Jun 2009
Second reading debate 27 Oct 2009
Second reading debate 16 Nov 2009
Second reading agreed to 16 Nov 2009
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 64 government amendments agreed to
16 Nov 2009
Third reading agreed to 16 Nov 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Nov 2009
Second reading moved 23 Nov 2009
Second reading debate 04 Feb 2010
Second reading agreed to 04 Feb 2010
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 6 Government and 10 Opposition agreed to
04 Feb 2010
Third reading agreed to 04 Feb 2010
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
04 Feb 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04 Feb 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 3
  • Year: 2010
19 Feb 2010

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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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