Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
  and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
  to: align the dismissal powers of the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) Chief Executive Officer to deal with serious misconduct and corruption with those of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner;
Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
  to enable the ACC to appoint part-time examiners;
Crimes Act 1914
  to: extend searches conducted under warrant powers that apply in relation to premises to searches in relation to persons; provide when certain seized documents must be returned; provide for orders for things seized and documents produced; and provide police with a standing power to take fingerprints and photographs of arrested persons; and
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  to enable the AFP Commissioner to authorise payments to AFP appointees in special circumstances. Also provides for an independent review after a two-year period of the ACC’s dismissal powers. 

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Progress

Senate
29 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
29 Sep 2010Second reading moved
18 Nov 2010Second reading debate
18 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
18 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
22 Nov 2010Introduced and read a first time
08 Feb 2011Referred to Main Committee
09 Feb 2011Second reading moved
10 Feb 2011Second reading debate
10 Feb 2011Second reading agreed to
10 Feb 2011Reported from Main Committee
10 Feb 2011Third reading agreed to


10 Feb 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
02 Mar 2011Assent

Act no.: 2

Year: 2011

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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.

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