Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers and Offences) Bill 2012

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  • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers and Offences) Bill 2011
Type
Government
Portfolio
Justice
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Crimes Act 1914
in relation to: the procedures governing the collection and use of DNA forensic material; parole conditions for federal offenders; and the enforcement of Commonwealth fines by certain state and territory agencies;
Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
to: allow the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Crime Commission to share information with private sector bodies for specified purposes; and introduce rules governing the use, sharing and retention of seized things;
Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006
in relation to: contempt of the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI); arrest warrants; search warrants; and notices to produce and summon;
Privacy Act 1988
in relation to non-disclosure for notices to produce;
Surveillance Devices Act 2004
to enable certain ACLEI officers to use optical surveillance devices in certain circumstances;
Criminal Code Act 1995
to list additional substances and quantities to be subject to the Commonwealth serious drug offences;
Customs Act 1901
to clarify powers available to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service to seize border controlled drugs, plants and precursors without a warrant;
Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
and
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
to allow a court to restrict the publication of certain matters in relation to applications for freezing orders and restraining orders; and
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
to enable Australian Federal Police employees and certain secondees to commence and conduct proceeds of crime litigation.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Nov 2011
Second reading moved 23 Nov 2011
Referred to Federation Chamber 01 Mar 2012
Second reading debate 01 Mar 2012
Second reading agreed to 01 Mar 2012
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
01 Mar 2012
Reported from Federation Chamber 01 Mar 2012
Third reading agreed to 01 Mar 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13 Mar 2012
Second reading moved 13 Mar 2012
Second reading debate 20 Mar 2012
Second reading agreed to 20 Mar 2012
Third reading agreed to 20 Mar 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20 Mar 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 24
  • Year: 2012
04 Apr 2012

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Proposed amendments

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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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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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