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Crimes (Overseas) Amendment Bill 2003


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Crimes (Overseas) Act 1964 to: extend the criminal law of the Jervis Bay Territory to Australians who are working in a foreign country in certain circumstances; make a technical amendment to the current application of Australian criminal jurisdiction to persons to whom the Act applies by applying the substantive criminal law of the Jervis Bay Territory extraterritorially. Also contains a power to make regulations with a limited retrospective application; and application provisions.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/09/03  
Second reading moved 11/09/03  
Second reading agreed to 17/09/03  
Third reading agreed to 17/09/03  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/09/03  
Second reading moved 18/09/03  
Second reading debate 07/10/03  
Second reading agreed to 08/10/03  
Third reading agreed to 08/10/03  
     
Assent 15/10/03 Act no.: 102 - Year: 2003
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 3113]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)