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Law Enforcement (AFP Professional Standards and Related Measures) Bill 2006

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As read a third time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Law Enforcement (AFP Professional Standards and Related Measures) Bill 2006

 

No.      , 2006

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Main amendments                                                                                     4

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                         4

Schedule 2—Repeal                                                                                                             52

Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act 1981                                              52

Schedule 3—Consequential amendments                                                               53

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        53

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                                53

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                       53

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          55

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           55

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                                59

Witness Protection Act 1994                                                                                    64

Schedule 3A—Consequential amendments to the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                                                                                                             65

Part 1—Amendments that may not commence                                              65

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                   65

Part 2—Amendments contingent on the ASIO Legislation Amendment Act 2006          68

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                   68

Schedule 4—Alcohol screening tests                                                                          72

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                       72

Schedule 5—Provisions relating to suspension or resignation from, and termination of, employment                                                                                                                             76

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                       76

 



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

I.C. HARRIS

Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

21 June 2006

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Law Enforcement (AFP Professional Standards and Related Measures) Act 2006 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 to 3

At the same time as section 3 of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 commences.

 

3.  Schedule 3A, Part 1

At the same time as section 3 of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 commences.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if Schedule 1 to the ASIO Legislation Amendment Act 2006 commences before, or at the same time as, the time at which section 3 of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 commences.

 

4.  Schedule 3A, Part 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the ASIO Legislation Amendment Act 2006 .

 

5.  Schedules 4 and 5

At the same time as section 3 of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 commences.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.