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Second Reading Speeches

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Proceeds of Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Justice
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
to clarify the operation of the non-conviction based proceeds of crime regime in response to two recent court decisions;
Criminal Code Act 1995
to create two new offences of false dealing with accounting documents; and amend the serious drug offences to clarify the definitions of ‘drug analogue’ and ‘manufacture’ and to ensure that they capture all relevant substances and processes;
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
to expand the ability of designated officials and agencies to share information under the Act; and to allow the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption of South Australia to access AUSTRAC information; and
AusCheck Act 2007
to clarify and extend the circumstances under which AusCheck can disclose AusCheck background check information to the Commonwealth and to certain state and territory government agencies.