Inquiry into Commonwealth unexplained wealth legislation and arrangements
Background information on public hearing on 10 February 2012
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement will take evidence on unexplained wealth laws from witnesses including police, prosecutors, academics and the Law Council of Australia.
||Committee Chair, Mr Chris Hayes MP, said: "Unexplained wealth laws can be used against serious and organised crime bosses who arrange their affairs so that they can enjoy the proceeds of crime, without committing the actual crimes themselves.The aim of the hearing is to examine a range of suggestions to improve unexplained wealth laws that have been put to the committee."
Friday 10 February, Committee Room 2S1, Parliament House. Indicatives times below may be subject to adjustment on the day.
||– Australian Federal Police
||– Australian Crime Commission
||– The Attorney-General's Department
||– Police Federation of Australia
||– Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
||– Law Council of Australia
||– Professor Roderic Broadhurst
Media: Mr Hayes can be contacted on 02 6277 4682 (Parliament House), or 02 9726 3988 (Electorate office).
Committee website http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/le_ctte/index.htm
Discussion paper http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/le_ctte/unexplained_wealth/index.htm
Visitor information and maps http://www.aph.gov.au/visitors/visiting.htm
Broadcast of proceedings http://webcast.aph.gov.au/livebroadcasting/
For further information, contact:
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600