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Anti-terrorism Bill 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anti-terrorism Act 2004

 

No. 104, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to foreign incursions and recruitment, terrorism offences and proceeds of crime, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Application of amendments............................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                  3

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            3

Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Act 1978                                    14

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           16

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     17

 



 

 

Anti-terrorism Act 2004

No. 104, 2004

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to foreign incursions and recruitment, terrorism offences and proceeds of crime, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 30 June 2004 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Anti-terrorism Act 2004 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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

          (1A)  The amendment made by item 1B of Schedule 1 applies:

                     (a)  to a person convicted of an offence on or after the commencement of this Act (whether or not the person was charged with the offence before the commencement of this Act); and

                     (b)  to a person charged with an offence on or after the commencement of this Act.

          (1B)  The amendments made by items 1C, 1D and 1E of Schedule 1 apply in relation to minimum non-parole offences of which persons are convicted on or after the commencement of this Act, whether the offences were or are committed before, on or after that commencement.

 

             (1)  The amendments of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 apply to any application made under that Act after the commencement of this Act, including an application in relation to:

                     (a)  conduct that occurred before the commencement of this Act; or

                     (b)  proceeds derived or realised before the commencement of this Act; or

                     (c)  literary proceeds derived or transferred to Australia before the commencement of this Act.

             (2)  The amendment made by item 17 of Schedule 1 does not apply to proceedings for offences alleged to have been committed before the commencement of this Act.



 



 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 31 March 2004

Senate on 15 June 2004 ]

(52/04)