Save Search

Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Current HansardDownload Current Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Wednesday, 23 June 2004
Page: 31298

Bill returned from Main Committee with amendments; certified copy of the bill and schedule of amendments presented.

Ordered that this bill be considered forthwith.

Main Committee's amendments—

(1) Schedule 1, item 1, page 6 (after line 9), after the heading to Division 1BA, insert:

Subdivision APreliminary

(2) Schedule 1, item 1, page 6 (after line 15), after the definition of ordinary search, insert:

prescribed State or Territory offence means an offence prescribed for the purposes of section 219ZJAA.

(3) Schedule 1, item 1, page 6 (after line 17), after section 219ZJA, insert:

219ZJAA Prescribed State or Territory offences

(1) The regulations may prescribe offences against the laws of a State or a Territory that are punishable on conviction by imprisonment for a term of at least 3 years.

(2) An offence against a law of a State or Territory must not be prescribed unless:

(a) the Attorney-General of that State or Territory and the Minister (Police Minister) responsible for the administration of that State's or Territory's police force have jointly requested the Minister that the offence be prescribed for the purposes of this Division; or

(b) if the Attorney-General of the State or Territory is also the Police Minister of the State or Territory—the Attorney-General has requested the Minister that the offence be prescribed for the purposes of this Division.

Subdivision BPowers to detain

(4) Schedule 1, item 1, page 6 (lines 18 and 19), omit the heading to section 219ZJB, substitute:

219ZJB Detention of person suspected of commit-ting serious Commonwealth offence or prescribed State or Territory offence

(5) Schedule 1, item 1, page 6 (lines 20 to 22), omit subsection (1), substitute:

(1) An officer may detain a person if:

(a) the person is in a designated place; and

(b) the officer has reasonable grounds to suspect that the person has committed, or is committing, a serious Commonwealth offence or a prescribed State or Territory offence.

(6) Schedule 1, item 1, page 7 (line 1), after “offence”, insert “or a prescribed State or Territory offence”.

(7) Schedule 1, item 1, page 7 (line 10), after “offence”, insert “or a prescribed State or Territory offence”.

(8) Schedule 1, item 1, page 7 (line 13), at the end of subparagraph (1)(c)(ii), add “or a prescribed State or Territory offence”.

(9) Schedule 1, item 1, page 7 (after line 18), after section 219ZJC, insert:

Subdivision CMatters affecting detention generally


The DEPUTY SPEAKER (Hon. I.R. Causley)—The question is that the amendments be agreed to.

Question agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.