Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Justice
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends: the
Customs Administration Act 1985
and
Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006
to include the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service within the jurisdiction of the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity; the
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
and
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
to: allow the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to commence litigation on proceeds of crime matters on behalf of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce; allow the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Commissioner of the AFP to transfer matters already commenced between themselves; give courts a discretion when calculating the amount of a pecuniary penalty order to take into account tax paid after proceeds of crime proceedings are commenced; and align the production order provisions with unexplained wealth provisions; the
Family Law Act 1975
to enable courts to take account of Commonwealth, state and territory forfeiture applications when determining a person’s property for the purpose of property settlement and spouse maintenance proceedings; and 10 Acts to make consequential amendments.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 23 Mar 2011
Referred to Main Committee 23 May 2011
Second reading debate 23 May 2011
Second reading agreed to 23 May 2011
Reported from Main Committee 24 May 2011
Third reading agreed to 24 May 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 Jun 2011
Second reading moved 14 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 22 Nov 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22 Nov 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 174
  • Year: 2011
05 Dec 2011

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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