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Advisory report : Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

September 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011

ISBN 978-0-642-79561-8 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79562-5 (HTML version)

View the report as a single document - (PDF 273KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Preliminary pages (PDF 100KB)
 
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 98KB)

Referral and conduct of the inquiry
Consultation and development of the Bill
Outline of the Bill
Schedule 1
Schedule 2
Schedule 3
Schedule 4
Scope of the report

 
Chapter 2 Proposed Amendments to the Extradition Act 1988 (PDF 138KB)

Current extradition law and practice
Extradition from Australia
Extradition from Australia to New Zealand
Extradition to Australia
Proposed legislative amendments to the Extradition Act 1988
Waiver of extradition proceedings
Amendments relating to political offences
Extradition objection on the grounds of sex and sexual orientation
Notice of receipt of extradition request
Consent to accessory extradition
Amendments relating to extradition to Australia from other countries
Prosecution in lieu of extradition
Technical amendments relating to notices
Amendments relating to remand and bail
Other minor and technical amendments
Other issues raised in consultation

 
Chapter 3 Proposed amendments to the Mutual Assistance Act 1987 (PDF 132KB)

Current mutual assistance law and practice
Proposed legislative amendments to the Mutual Assistance Act 1987
Amendments to the ‘take evidence’ provisions
Expand the range of law enforcement tools available for foreign law enforcement purposes
Extending the proceeds of crime scheme
Miscellaneous amendments
Other issues raised in consultation

 
Chapter 4 Committee Comment (PDF 93KB)
 
Appendix A – List of submissions (PDF 56KB)
 
Appendix B- List of witnesses (PDF 71KB)

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