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Crimes Amendment Bill 2005

Schedule 1 Amendment of the Crimes Act 1914

   

1  Subsection 15XA(1) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of issuing agency )

Insert:

                    (aa)  a State agency; or

                    (ab)  a Territory agency; or

2  Subsection 15XA(1)

Insert:

State agency , in relation to a particular State, means that State or an authority of that State.

3  Subsection 15XA(1)

Insert:

Territory agency , in relation to a particular Territory, means that Territory or an authority of that Territory.

4  After subparagraph 15XG(1)(a)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  any State agency; or

                            (ib)  any Territory agency; or

5  After subparagraph 15XG(3)(a)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  any State agency; or

                            (ib)  any Territory agency; or

6  Paragraph 15XI(2)(f)

After “Commonwealth agencies”, insert “, State agencies, Territory agencies”.

7  After section 15XM

Insert:

15XMA   Requesting State agencies or Territory agencies to issue evidence of assumed identities etc.

             (1)  An issuing agency that is a State agency of a particular State and that receives a request under section 15XL must comply with the request to the extent that the laws of the State require it to do so.

             (2)  An issuing agency that is a Territory agency of a particular Territory and that receives a request under section 15XL must comply with the request to the extent that the laws of the Territory require it to do so.

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 26 May 2005

Senate on 14 June 2005 ]

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