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Crimes Legislation Amendment (International Crime Cooperation and Other Measures) Bill 2016

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Crimes Legislation Amendment (International Crime Cooperation and Other Measures) Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Justice)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the criminal law, law enforcement and background checking, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Assistance to international courts and tribunals                     4

Part 1—Lawfully obtained material                                                                       4

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                   4

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                       5

Surveillance Devices Act 2004                                                                                  6

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                    7

Part 2—Producing documents or other articles                                              10

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 10

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     10

Part 3—Covert access to stored communications                                          12

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 12

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     13

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                  14

Part 4—Historical telecommunications data                                                    23

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                  23

Part 5—Prospective telecommunications data                                                26

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 26

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     27

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                  28

Part 6—Use of surveillance devices                                                                     31

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 31

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     32

Surveillance Devices Act 2004                                                                                33

Part 7—Forensic procedures                                                                                     38

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          38

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 47

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     49

Part 8—Proceeds of crime                                                                                         52

Division 1—Amendments relating to the ICC                                                       52

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 52

Division 2—Amendments relating to Tribunals                                                    65

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     65

Part 9—Obligations of carriage service providers etc. to provide assistance, and recovery of costs for providing assistance                                                                                    82

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 82

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to mutual assistance in criminal matters        83

Part 1—Search warrants                                                                                             83

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                                83

Part 2—Production of documents or other articles                                       90

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                                90

Part 3—Other amendments                                                                                       91

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                                91

Schedule 3—Amendment of the Extradition Act 1988                                  94

Extradition Act 1988                                                                                                 94

Schedule 4—Amendments relating to foreign evidence                                96

Foreign Evidence Act 1994                                                                                      96

Schedule 5—Protecting vulnerable persons                                                          98

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          98

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Law Enforcement Integrity, Vulnerable Witness Protection and Other Measures) Act 2013                                                                                                                              98

Schedule 6—Slavery-like offences and relevant evidence                          100

Part 1—Slavery-like offences                                                                                100

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                        100

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                         100

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                103

Part 2—Relevant evidence                                                                                      104

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                         104

Part 3—Application and transitional provisions                                           107

Schedule 7—Amendment of the War Crimes Act 1945                              108

War Crimes Act 1945                                                                                               108

Schedule 8—Amendment of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 110

Part 1—Drug testing                                                                                                   110

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                     110

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                     113

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                     113

Schedule 9—Amendment of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006                                                                                                                           114

Part 1—Reports about physical currency                                                         114

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006          114

Part 2—The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission   115

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006          115

Schedule 10—Amendment of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002           116

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                              116

Schedule 11—Amendment of the AusCheck Act 2007                                118

AusCheck Act 2007                                                                                                  118

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the criminal law, law enforcement and background checking, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Crimes Legislation Amendment (International Crime Cooperation and Other Measures) Act 2016 .

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

Provisions

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

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions 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.

 

3.  Schedule 2, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, Part 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions 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, Part 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 4

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions 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.

 

8.  Schedules 5 to 7

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9. Schedule 8, Part 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions 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.

 

10.  Schedule 8, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedules 9 to 11

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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.