Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill (No. 2) 2010

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  • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill (No. 2) 2009
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Proceeds of Crimes Act 2002
in relation to criminal asset confiscation and money laundering;
Crimes Act 1914
to: enable seized material to be used by, and shared between, Commonwealth, state and territory law enforcement agencies; allow law enforcement agencies to access and search electronic equipment; and preserve the right of a person accused of a federal offence in Victoria to appeal a finding that he or she is unfit to plead;
Witness Protection Act 1994
to: clarify the application of the Act to witnesses involved in state and territory matters; update the concept of identity; extend protection to former participants and related persons; and update and extend the scope of non-disclosure offences;
Criminal Code Act 1995
and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to: introduce offences into the Criminal Code to target persons involved in serious and organised crime; and ensure that telecommunications interception warrants are available for the investigation of the new offences;
Criminal Code Act 1995
and
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
to: extend the geographical jurisdiction and the scope of money laundering offences; and expand AUSTRAC’s ability to take enforcement action against non-complying reporting entities;
Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
to: expand the Australian Crime Commission’s powers to deal with uncooperative witnesses; clarify procedural powers for issuing summons and notices to produce; and require a five-yearly review of the operation of the Act;
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
,
Surveillance Devices Act 2004
and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to make consequential amendments; and
Criminal Code Act 1995
to: increase the penalties for bribing foreign and Commonwealth public officials; and provide that drug importation offences apply to offenders engaged in activity connected to the importation of drugs into Australia. Also amends 23 Acts consequent upon the joint commission offence being included in the Criminal Code; and amends 20 Acts consequent on provisions of the
Crimes Act 1914
being repealed.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16 Sep 2009
Second reading moved 16 Sep 2009
Second reading debate 18 Nov 2009
Third reading agreed to 18 Nov 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Nov 2009
Second reading moved 19 Nov 2009
Second reading debate 04 Feb 2010
Second reading agreed to 04 Feb 2010
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 10 Government 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.: 4
  • Year: 2010
19 Feb 2010

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  • 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

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