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Criminal Code Amendment (Anti-hoax and Other Measures) Bill 2002


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

Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995 to insert new offences in relation to sending dangerous, threatening or hoax material through the post or similar services. Also repeals existing provisions in the Crimes Act 1914 in relation to postal offences.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/02  
Second reading moved 13/02/02  
Second reading agreed to 19/02/02  
Third reading agreed to 19/02/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/03/02  
Second reading moved 11/03/02  
Second reading debate 19/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 21/03/02  
Third reading agreed to 21/03/02  
     
Assent 04/04/02 Act no.: 9 - Year: 2002
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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