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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2018

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Justice)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979     3

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                         3

Schedule 2—Obligations of investigating officials                                               4

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            4

Schedule 3—Controlled operation disclosure offence                                      7

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            7

Schedule 4—Increasing maximum penalties for general dishonesty offences       11

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           11

Schedule 5—Removing obsolete reference to death penalty                      12

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          12

Schedule 6—Protecting vulnerable persons                                                          13

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          13

Schedule 7—Personal information that may be relevant for integrity purposes                 14

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          14

Schedule 8—Exemptions to spent convictions scheme                                   19

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          19

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Act 2017 .

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.  The whole of this Act

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.