Title Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2017
Database Amendments
Date 01-07-2019 12:39 PM
Source Senate
System Id legislation/amend/r5964_amend_dc99a8a9-bdf4-46af-9f88-542d487fca06


Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2017

8279

2016‑2017‑2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2017

 

 

(1)     Schedule 4, page 7 (before line 4), before item 1, insert:

1A  Paragraph 272.8(2)(b)

After “person”, insert “(including by a means of communication that allows the person to see or hear the child)”.

[presence by means of communication]

(2)     Schedule 4, page 11 (line 30), omit “18 years”, substitute “23 years”.

[increased penalties]

(3)     Schedule 5, page 17 (before line 4), before item 1, insert:

1A  Subsection 272.8(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 25 years.

1B  Subsection 272.8(2) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 25 years.

[increased penalties]

(4)     Schedule 5, item 1, page 17 (line 6), omit “18 years”, substitute “25 years”.

[increased penalties]

(5)     Schedule 5, item 2, page 17 (line 9), omit “18 years”, substitute “25 years”.

[increased penalties]

(6)     Schedule 5, page 17 (after line 9), after item 2, insert:

2A  Subsection 272.10(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for life.

2B  Subsection 272.11(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 30 years.

[increased penalties]

(7)     Schedule 5, page 17 (after line 12), after item 3, insert:

3A  Subsection 272.18(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 25 years.

3B  Subsection 272.19(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 25 years.

3C  Subsection 273.7(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 30 years.

3D  Subsection 471.22(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 30 years.

[increased penalties]

(8)     Schedule 5, page 17 (after line 21), after item 6, insert:

6A  Subsection 474.24A(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 30 years.

[increased penalties]

(9)     Schedule 5, item 8, page 18 (line 3), omit “18 years”, substitute “25 years”.

[increased penalties]

(10)   Schedule 5, item 9, page 18 (line 6), omit “18 years”, substitute “25 years”.

[increased penalties]

(11)   Schedule 5, page 18 (after line 6), after item 9, insert:

9A  Subsection 474.25B(1) of the Criminal Code (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for life.

[increased penalties]

(12)   Schedule 6, page 19 (line 1), to page 24 (line 20), to be opposed.

[minimum sentences]