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Crimes Amendment (Fairness for Minors) Bill 2011


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

Summary

Amends the Crimes Act 1914 to define timeframes and set up evidentiary procedures for age determination and prosecution of non-citizens who are suspected or accused of people smuggling offences under the Migration Act 1958 who may have been minors at the time the offences were allegedly committed.

Progress of bill

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

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/11/11  
Second reading moved 23/11/11  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/11/2011): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (04/04/2012)
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