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Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend various Acts relating to the enforcement of the criminal law and proceeds of crime, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity amendments        3

Customs Administration Act 1985                                                                             3

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006                                             3

Schedule 2—Proceeds of crime amendments                                                         5

Part 1—Responsible authorities for proceeds of crime: the DPP and the AFP    5

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                                 5

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                         5

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                       6

Division 2—Substituted references to proceeds of crime authority                  11

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     11

Division 3—Substituted references to responsible authority                              12

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     12

Division 4—Other references to the Director of Public Prosecutions                 17

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     17

Division 5—Application of amendments of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 20

Division 6—Consequential amendments                                                               20

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        20

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                 21

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          23

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010     24

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 24

Foreign Evidence Act 1994                                                                                      30

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 31

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     32

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                                34

Trade Marks Act 1995                                                                                               36

Part 2—Other proceeds of crime amendments                                               38

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     38

 



A Bill for an Act to amend various Acts relating to the enforcement of the criminal law and proceeds of crime, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Crimes Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2011 .

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 154

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2012; and

(b) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, items 155 to 194

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 2, items 195 to 242

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2012; and

(b) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 2, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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.