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Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing for Property Offences) Bill 2000 [2002]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
BROWN, Sen Bob

Summary

Seeks to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child by providing that a law of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory must not require a court to sentence a person (including a person who is under 18 years of age) to imprisonment or detention for a property offence. Also contains certain application and transitional provisions.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 06/09/00  
Second reading moved 06/09/00  
     
Restored to Notice Paper 12/11/02  
     
Senate
Lapsed at end of Parliament 16/11/04  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes