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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General and Senator Xenophon

Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995 to extend the retrospective operation of the offences of murder and manslaughter of an Australian citizen or resident of Australia to crimes that occurred before 1 October 2002.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/10/15  
Second reading moved 15/10/15  
Second reading debate 12/11/15  
Second reading agreed to 12/11/15  
Third reading agreed to 12/11/15  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/15  
Second reading moved 23/11/15  
Second reading debate 23/11/15  
Second reading agreed to 23/11/15  
Third reading agreed to 23/11/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 23/11/15  
Assent 30/11/15 Act no: 163 - Year: 2015
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)