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Second Reading Speeches

Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2010 [2011]

Home Affairs
Originating house
Parliament no

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Amends the:

Criminal Code Act 1995
to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history;
Crimes Act 1914
in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts;
Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the Act;
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre;
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and Judiciary Act 1903 to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
Crimes Act 1914
Criminal Code Act 1995
Privacy Act 1988