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Schedule 5—Protecting vulnerable persons

Schedule 5 Protecting vulnerable persons

   

Crimes Act 1914

1  Section 15YR (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

15YR   Publication identifying child witnesses, child complainants or vulnerable adult complainants

2  Subparagraph 15YR(1)(c)(i)

After “child witness”, insert “, child complainant”.

3  At the end of paragraph 15YR(1A)(a)

Add “or child complainant”.

4  Application of amendments

The amendments of the Crimes Act 1914 made by this Schedule apply in relation to proceedings instituted after the commencement of this item (whether the proceedings are for offences committed, or alleged to have been committed, before or after the commencement of this item).

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Law Enforcement Integrity, Vulnerable Witness Protection and Other Measures) Act 2013

5  Item 93 of Schedule 2

Before “The”, insert “(1)”.

6  At the end of item 93 of Schedule 2

Add:

(2)       The amendments made by Part 1 of this Schedule also apply in relation to proceedings instituted after the commencement of Schedule 5 to the Crimes Legislation Amendment (International Crime Cooperation and Other Measures) Act 2018 (whether the proceedings are for offences committed, or alleged to have been committed, before or after the commencement of this Schedule).