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Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the: Criminal Code Act 1995 to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history; Crimes Act 1914 in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts; Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983 (DPPA) to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the DPPA; Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre; Australian Federal Police Act 1979 to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and Judiciary Act 1903 to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the Australian Federal Police Act 1979, Crimes Act 1914, Criminal Code Act 1995 and Privacy Act 1988.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/12/08  
Second reading moved 03/12/08  
Referred to Main Committee 10/02/09  
Second reading debate 12/02/09  
Second reading agreed to 23/02/09  
Third reading agreed to 23/02/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/03/09  
Second reading moved 10/03/09  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Family First Party [sheet 5804]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes