- 23 Mar 2011
- House of Representatives
- 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.