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Cybercrime Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

Cybercrime Act 2001

 

No. 161, 2001



 

 

 

 

Cybercrime Act 2001

 

No. 161, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to computer offences, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Application— Criminal Code amendments........................................ 2

Schedule 1—Computer offences                                                                                     3

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                     3

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            3

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                             3

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                           14

Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1997                                                      14

Schedule 2—Law enforcement powers relating to electronically stored data           15

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          15

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                       19

 



Cybercrime Act 2001

No. 161, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to computer offences, and for other purposes

[ Assented to 1 October 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Cybercrime Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  If this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4   Application— Criminal Code amendments

             (1)  The amendments of the Criminal Code made by Schedule 1 apply to conduct that takes place after that Schedule commences.

             (2)  For the purposes of this section, if conduct is alleged to have taken place between 2 dates, one before and one on or after the day on which Schedule 1 commences, the conduct is alleged to have taken place before Schedule 1 commences.