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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Economic Disruption) Bill 2020

 2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Economic Disruption) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Home Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914 , the Criminal Code Act 1995 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Money laundering                                                                                     4

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                    4

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           4

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                             4

Division 2—Application of amendments                                                               30

Part 2—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020      31

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         31

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           31

Division 2—Application of amendments                                                               32

Schedule 2—Investigation of Commonwealth offences                                 33

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          33

Schedule 3—Buy-backs                                                                                                     35

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   35

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     35

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               46

Schedule 4—Benefit                                                                                                             47

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   47

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     47

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               48

Schedule 5—Jurisdiction of courts                                                                             49

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   49

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     49

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               52

Schedule 6—Information                                                                                                 53

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   53

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     53

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               59

Schedule 7—Official Trustee                                                                                         60

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                  60

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         60

COAG Reform Fund Act 2008                                                                                  60

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     60

Division 2—Application of amendments                                                               79

Part 2—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Act 2020                                        81

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     81

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914 , the Criminal Code Act 1995 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Economic Disruption) Act 2020 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) the commencement of Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

4.  Schedules 2 to 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 7, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 7, Part 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 5; and

(b) the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Act 2020 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.