Australian Crime Commission Amendment (Criminology Research) Bill 2015

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House of Representatives
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Merges the functions of the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) into the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) by amending the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 to enable the ACC to perform the AIC’s functions, including carrying out criminology research, sharing and publishing that research and carrying out commissioned research; and repealing the Criminology Research Act 1971 to abolish the AIC as a statutory agency.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15 Oct 2015
Second reading moved 15 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 10 Nov 2015
Second reading agreed to 10 Nov 2015
Third reading agreed to 10 Nov 2015
Introduced and read a first time 10 Nov 2015
Second reading moved 10 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 30 Nov 2015
Lapsed at prorogation 17 Apr 2016

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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