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Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Justice

Summary

Amends: the Customs Administration Act 1985 and Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 to include the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service within the jurisdiction of the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity; the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to: allow the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to commence litigation on proceeds of crime matters on behalf of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce; allow the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Commissioner of the AFP to transfer matters already commenced between themselves; give courts a discretion when calculating the amount of a pecuniary penalty order to take into account tax paid after proceeds of crime proceedings are commenced; and align the production order provisions with unexplained wealth provisions; the Family Law Act 1975 to enable courts to take account of Commonwealth, state and territory forfeiture applications when determining a person’s property for the purpose of property settlement and spouse maintenance proceedings; and 10 Acts to make consequential amendments.

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 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Referred to Main Committee 23/05/11  
Second reading debate 23/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/05/11  
Reported from Main Committee 24/05/11  
Third reading agreed to 24/05/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/11  
Second reading moved 14/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 22/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/11/11  
Assent 05/12/11 Act no.: 174 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to 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
  • Referred to Committee (23/06/2011): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (23/08/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )