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Second Reading Speeches

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

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

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
and
Privacy Act 1988
.