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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill 2010

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  • Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill 2009
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
,
Bankruptcy Act 1966
and
Crimes Act 1914
to introduce a regime for unexplained wealth;
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
,
Crimes Act 1914
, and
Family Law Act 1975
to introduce freezing orders to ensure assets are not dispersed;
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
to: remove the six-year limit on orders for non-conviction-based restraint and forfeiture of proceeds of crime; provide for non-conviction-based restraint and forfeiture of instruments of serious crime; enable the disclosure of certain information; and enable legal aid commissions to recover certain costs from the Confiscated Assets Account;
Crimes Act 1914
and
Customs Act 1901
to: harmonise the controlled operations, assumed identities and protection of witness identity regimes across Australia; and make a consequential amendment;
Criminal Code Act 1995
to extend criminal liability to the joint commission of criminal offences; and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to enable telecommunications interception to be available for certain offences for state and territory law enforcement agencies.