Title Treasury Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill (No. 2) 2001
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act relating to the application of the [itals]Criminal Code[eitals] to certain offences, and for other purposes
Date 05-04-2001
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 39
Bill Number 01060
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Treasurer's portfolio
Reps Bill Code O
Status Act
System Id legislation/bills/r1285_act/0002


Treasury Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill (No. 2) 2001
Schedule 1—Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993

  

1  After section 4

Insert:

4AA  Application of the Criminal Code

                   Chapter 2 (except Part 2.5) of the Criminal Code applies to all offences created by this Act.

Note:          Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

2  Subsection 24AA(5)

Omit “intentionally”.

3  Subsection 25(5)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (5)  A person must not refuse to comply with a requirement made by the Tribunal under subsection (1), (2) or (3).

Penalty:  30 penalty units.

             (6)  A person must not fail to comply with a requirement made by the Tribunal under subsection (1), (2) or (3).

Penalty:  30 penalty units.

             (7)  Subsection (6) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

             (8)  Subsections (5) and (6) do not apply to the extent that the person has a reasonable excuse.

Note:          A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (8), see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code.

4  Subsection 38(6)

Omit “intentionally or recklessly”.

5  Subsection 63(2)

Omit “, except for the purposes of this Act,”.

6  After subsection 63(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  Subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

          (2B)  Subsection (2) does not apply to the extent that the person makes the record of the information, discloses the information, or produces the document for the purposes of this Act.

Note:          A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters in subsection (2B), see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code.

7  Subsection 63(3B)

Omit “intentionally or recklessly”.

8  Subsection 66(8)

Omit “section 5, 6, 7 or 7A or subsection 86(1), of the Crimes Act 1914”, substitute “section 6 of the Crimes Act 1914, or section 11.1, 11.2, 11.4 or 11.5 of the Criminal Code”.