Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2019 [Provisions]

November 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-76093-015-8

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Chapter 1—Introduction

  Previous bill and committee inquiry
  Conduct of this inquiry
  Structure of the report
  Background and purpose of the bill
  Overview of the bill
  Consideration by other parliamentary committees
  Note on references
  Focus of this report

Chapter 2—Key issues

  General support for the bill
  Schedule 1–Revocation of parole order or licence to protect safety
  Schedule 2–Use of video recordings and Schedule 3–Cross-examination of vulnerable persons at committal proceedings
  Schedule 4–Strengthening child sex offences
  Schedule 5–Increased penalties
  Schedule 6–Minimum sentences
  Presumptive measures
  Schedule 8–Matters to which a court had regard when passing sentence etc.
  Schedule 12–Additional sentencing alternatives
  Schedule 13–Revocation of parole order or licence
  Others matters raised
  Committee view

Dissenting report by Labor Senators

  Schedule 6 and mandatory minimum sentences
  Other concerns expressed by submitters
  Recommendations by Labor Senators

Australian Greens dissenting report

Appendix 1—Submissions

Appendix 2—Public hearing

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Canberra ACT 2600

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