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Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Video Link Evidence and Other Measures) Bill 2005

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2004-2005

 

 

 

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

LAW AND JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (VIDEO LINK EVIDENCE AND OTHER MEASURES) BILL 2005

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

 

 

Amendments to be Moved on Behalf of the Government

 

Amendment (1)

 

1.       Amendment (1) inserts a definition of “substantial adverse effect” into proposed section 15YV of the Crimes Act 1914 .  It will be defined as an effect that is adverse and not insubstantial, insignificant or trivial, and is the same definition that is used in the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004

 

Amendment (2)

 

2.       Amendment (2) inserts a definition of “substantial adverse effect” into proposed section 25A of the Foreign Evidence Act 1994 .  It will be defined as an effect that is adverse and not insubstantial, insignificant or trivial, and is the same definition that is used in the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004

 

 

 

 

(Circulated by authority of the Attorney-General,

the Honourable Philip Ruddock MP)