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Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment (Registration of Foreign Proceeds of Crime Orders) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Justice

Summary

Amends the International Criminal Court Act 2002, International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995 and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters 1987 to respond to the High Court decision in International Finance Trust Company Ltd v New South Wales Crime Commission (2009) 240 CLR 319 by providing that courts have the discretion to refuse to register a foreign proceeds of crime order if it would be contrary to the interests of justice to register the order.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/05/11  
Second reading moved 26/05/11  
Second reading debate 22/06/11  
Second reading debate 23/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/06/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/06/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/06/11  
Second reading moved 23/06/11  
Second reading debate 04/07/11  
Second reading agreed to 04/07/11  
Third reading agreed to 04/07/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04/07/11  
Assent 25/07/11 Act no.: 83 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

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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