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Foreign Death Penalty Offences (Preventing Information Disclosure) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Foreign Death Penalty Offences (Preventing Information Disclosure) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(Mr Palmer)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to prevent the disclosure of information by public officials in circumstances that may lead to the imposition of the death penalty in foreign countries, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 2

4............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 2

5............ Extraterritorial application................................................................... 2

6............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Foreign death penalty offences: preventing information disclosure by public officials               3

7............ Foreign death penalty offences—preventing information disclosure by public officials           3

8............ Extended geographical jurisdiction...................................................... 4

9............ Mandatory minimum sentences........................................................... 4

10.......... Relationship with other laws............................................................... 5

 



A Bill for an Act to prevent the disclosure of information by public officials in circumstances that may lead to the imposition of the death penalty in foreign countries, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: