Inquiry into the Crime Amendment (Bail and Sentencing) Bill
Information about the inquiry
On 14 September 2006 , the Senate referred the above Bill to the Senate Legal and Constitutional
Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by
16 October 2006.
The Bill proposes to
amend the sentencing and bail provisions in the Crimes Act
1914 in accordance with the decisions made by the Council of
Australian Governments on 14 July 2006 following the Intergovernmental
Summit on Violence and Child Abuse in Indigenous Communities on 26 June
Submissions are called for by 25 September 2006. Submissions become Committee documents and are only made public after a decision by the Committee. Unauthorised release of submissions is not covered by parliamentary privilege. Further assistance can be obtained by phoning the secretariat on (02) 6277 3560.
For further information, contact:
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600