Crimes Legislation Amendment (Unexplained Wealth and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [Provisions]

5 June 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-001-8

View the report as a single document - (PDF 630KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 29KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and background (PDF 143KB)

The referral
The proposed amendments
Structure of the report
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 145KB)

Removing the court's discretion to make an unexplained wealth order
Streamlining the affidavit requirements for preliminary unexplained wealth orders
Extending the purposes for which information obtained under the coercive powers of POC Act can be shared
Preventing restrained assets from being used to meet legal expenses
Making an unexplained wealth order in the absence of the person subject to the order
Ensuring evidence relevant to unexplained wealth proceedings can be seized under a search warrant
Committee view

Additional comments – Australian Greens (PDF 64KB)
Appendix 1 (PDF 5KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 57KB)

For further information, contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794