Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious Drugs, Identity Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Criminal Code Act 1995
  to: transfer the lists of illicit substances from the Criminal Code to the regulations; establish conditions and criteria for listing controlled and border controlled substances in regulations; extend the listing period and refine the criteria to be satisfied before an emergency determination can be made; expand the offence of dealing in identification to include foreign indictable offences; and create an offence in relation to using a carriage service in order to obtain and/or deal with identification information;
Crimes Act 1914
  and
Criminal Code Act 1995
  to create criminal offences in relation to the use of false identities for the purposes of air travel;
Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006
  to: clarify the functions of the Integrity Commissioner in relation to detection and prevention of corruption; widen the commissioner’s scope to consider an Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity corruption issue; and enable the commissioner to delegate the power to conduct public inquiries to an assistant commissioner;
Crimes Act 1914
  to increase the value of a penalty unit to accommodate increases in the Consumer Price Index and provide for a three-yearly review of the penalty unit;
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  and
Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989
  to clarify that a superannuation order in respect of a person who has committed a corruption offence can be made in relation to employer benefits accrued during all periods of Commonwealth employment; and
Customs Act 1901
  to make consequential amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
10 Oct 2012Introduced and read a first time
10 Oct 2012Second reading moved
30 Oct 2012Referred to Federation Chamber
30 Oct 2012Second reading debate
30 Oct 2012Second reading agreed to
30 Oct 2012Reported from Federation Chamber
30 Oct 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
31 Oct 2012Introduced and read a first time
31 Oct 2012Second reading moved
21 Nov 2012Second reading debate
21 Nov 2012Second reading agreed to
21 Nov 2012Third reading agreed to


21 Nov 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
28 Nov 2012Assent

Act no.: 167

Year: 2012

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