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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Penalty Unit) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Crimes Act 1914 to: increase the Commonwealth penalty unit from $170 to $180, effective from 31 July 2015; and index the penalty unit every three years to the Consumer Price Index, effective from 1 July 2018.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/05/15  
Second reading moved 27/05/15  
Second reading debate 15/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 15/06/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/15  
Second reading moved 16/06/15  
Second reading debate 18/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/06/15  
Assent 26/06/15 Act no.: 88 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes