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Criminal Code Amendment (Impersonating a Commonwealth Body) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995 to: introduce new offences for a person recklessly or intentionally representing themselves to be, or to be acting on behalf of, or with the authority of, a Commonwealth entity or service; and introduce a new injunction power to allow authorised persons to seek injunctive relief to prevent a person from engaging in conduct in contravention of the new offences.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/09/17  
Second reading moved 13/09/17  
Second reading debate 05/02/18  
Referred to Federation Chamber 06/02/18  
Second reading debate 06/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 06/02/18  
Reported from Federation Chamber 06/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 06/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/02/18  
Second reading moved 07/02/18  
Second reading debate 10/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/18  
Third reading moved 10/05/18  
Third reading debated 18/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/06/18  
Assent 21/06/18 Act no: 44 - Year: 2018
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes