Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013

13 August 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-269-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 30KB)
CHAPTER 1 - Introduction and background (PDF 92KB)

Referral and conduct of the inquiry
Purpose of the Bill
Overview of the Bill
Consideration of the Bill by other committees

CHAPTER 2 - Key issues (PDF 97KB)

Altering the purpose of the offences in Part 5.4 of the Criminal Code
Retrospectivity of the proposed amendments
Difficulties associated with bringing proceedings under the Bill
Committee view

Additional comments by Senator Nick Xenophon (PDF 130KB)
Additional Comments from Senator Nick Xenophon - Attachment A (PDF 363KB)
Appendix 1 (PDF 4KB)

Public submissions

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560