Crimes Act Amendment (Forensic Procedures) Bill (No. 1) 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Justice and Customs
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Crimes Act 1914
to: allow the transfer of information so that inter-jurisdictional DNA matching can occur; permit prison officers to be present, subject to the relevant State or Territory law, while a forensic procedure is being carried out on a suspect; and correct drafting errors relating to DNA profile matching.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21 Jun 2006
Second reading moved 21 Jun 2006
Second reading agreed to 14 Sep 2006
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
14 Sep 2006
Third reading agreed to 14 Sep 2006
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 Oct 2006
Second reading moved 09 Oct 2006
Second reading agreed to 18 Oct 2006
Third reading agreed to 18 Oct 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 130
  • Year: 2006
04 Nov 2006

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Explanatory memoranda

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Text of bill

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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

  • 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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