Crimes Legislation Amendment (Psychoactive Substances and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [Provisions]

2 September 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-080-3

View the report as a single document - (PDF 378KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 27KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 25KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 93KB)

Referral of the bill's provisions
Purpose of the bill
Background and key provisions
Proposed government amendments to the bill
Reports of other committees
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of this report

Chapter 2 (PDF 98KB)

Issues raised
New psychoactive substances
Mandatory minimum sentences for firearms trafficking offences
Committee view

Additional comments by Labor Senators (PDF 23KB)
Dissenting report by the Australian Greens (PDF 93KB)

Definitions too broad will encompass harmless herbs and plants
Reversal of the onus of proof
The case for regulation, not prohibition
Drug production in Australia

Appendix 1 (PDF 9KB)

Public Submissions

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 9KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 12KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560