Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

16 June 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-238-8

View the report as a single document - (PDF 775KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 29KB)
Recommendations (PDF 5KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and Background (PDF 71KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references
Structure of the report
Overview of the Bill
Key provisions of the Bill
Reports of other committees

Chapter Two - Key issues (PDF 145KB)

Schedule 1—Serious drug offences
Schedule 4—Forced marriage
Schedule 5—Knowingly concerned
Schedule 6—Penalties for firearm trafficking offences 
Schedule 9—Information sharing arrangements
Schedule 10—Anti-money‑laundering and counter-terrorism financing amendments
Committee comment

Dissenting Report of the Australian Labor Party (PDF 86KB)

Introduction of knowingly concerned
Mandatory minimum sentences for firearm trafficking offences

Dissenting Report of the Australian Greens (PDF 88KB)

Issues of Concern

Appendix 1 (PDF 5KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 58KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 104KB)

Answers to questions on notice

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