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Crimes Act Amendment (Forensic Procedures) Bill (No. 1) 2006

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2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Crimes Act Amendment (Forensic Procedures) Bill (No. 1) 2006

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 7, page 4 (lines 18 to 25), omit section 23XSA, substitute:

23XSA   Presence of prison officers

                   If:

                     (a)  a particular suspect is being detained in prison; and

                     (b)  a forensic procedure is to be carried out on the suspect (whether or not the forensic procedure is to be carried out in prison);

one or more prison officers may be present while the forensic procedure is carried out.

[presence of prison officers]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 20, page 7 (lines 12 to 18), omit subsection 23YDACA(2), substitute:

             (2)  A participating jurisdiction, or an authority of a participating jurisdiction, may access NCIDD to the extent that it consists of:

                     (a)  the whole or a part of the State/Territory DNA database system of the participating jurisdiction; or

                     (b)  information obtained from the State/Territory DNA database system of the participating jurisdiction;

but only if the participating jurisdiction, or the authority of the participating jurisdiction, is required or authorised by or under a law of the participating jurisdiction to access the State/Territory DNA database system of the participating jurisdiction.

[State and Territory access to NCIDD]

(3)     Schedule 1, page 8 (after line 14), after item 26, insert:

26A  After subsection 23YDAE(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  A person may access information stored on NCIDD in the circumstances permitted by subsection 23YDACA(2).

[State and Territory access to NCIDD]

(4)     Schedule 1, page 8 (after line 17), after item 27, insert:

27A  Subsection 23YDAF(1) (cell at table item 2, column 3)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

                yes

27B  Subsection 23YDAF(1) (cell at table item 2, column 5)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

                yes

[matching of DNA profiles]

(5)     Schedule 1, page 8 (after line 20), after item 28, insert:

28A  Subsection 23YDAF(1) (cell at table item 4, column 3)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

                yes

28B  Subsection 23YDAF(1) (cell at table item 4, column 5)

Repeal the cell, substitute:

                yes

[matching of DNA profiles]

(6)     Schedule 1, page 9 (after line 15), after item 35, insert:

35A  After subsection 23YO(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  Paragraph (1)(a) does not apply to access to information stored on NCIDD in the circumstances permitted by subsection 23YDACA(2).

[State and Territory access to NCIDD]

(7)     Schedule 1, page 10 (after line 4), after item 41, insert:

41A  At the end of subsection 23YUD(1)

Add “Subject to subsection (1B), these arrangements may also deal with using such information.”.

[DNA database arrangements]

(8)     Schedule 1, page 10 (after line 13), after item 43, insert:

43A  At the end of subsection 23YUD(1A)

Add:

               ; or (c)  subject to subsection (1B), using such information.

43B  After subsection 23YUD(1A)

Insert:

       (1AA)  Subject to subsection (1B), an arrangement with a participating jurisdiction under subsection (1A) may deal with:

                     (a)  CrimTrac comparing information transmitted in accordance with that arrangement with other information on NCIDD; and

                     (b)  CrimTrac identifying matches that are found because of such comparisons and CrimTrac transmitting information arising from such matches to that participating jurisdiction.

       (1AB)  Subsection (1AA) does not limit subsection (1A).

[DNA database arrangements]