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Crimes Amendment (Fine Enforcement) Act 1999

  • - C2004A00514
  • No longer in force
Act No. 123 of 1999 as made
An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914, and for related purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Originating Bill: Crimes Amendment (Fine Enforcement) Bill 1999
Date of Assent 13 Oct 1999
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
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Crimes Amendment (Fine Enforcement) Act 1999

 

No. 123, 1999


 

 

 

 

Crimes Amendment (Fine Enforcement) Act 1999

 

No. 123, 1999

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Crimes Act 1914                                                                                         3

 


Crimes Amendment (Fine Enforcement) Act 1999

No. 123, 1999

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914, and for related purposes

[Assented to 13 October 1999]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Crimes Amendment (Fine Enforcement) Act 1999.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Crimes Act 1914

  

1  Paragraph 15A(1AA)(a)

Omit “magistrate of the State or Territory sitting as a court”, substitute “court of summary jurisdiction of the State or Territory”.

2  Paragraph 15A(1AA)(b)

Omit “magistrate”, substitute “court”.

3  Subsection 15A(1AC)

Omit “magistrate”, substitute “court of summary jurisdiction”.

4  After subsection 15A(1AC)

Insert:

     (1ACA)  The following provisions do not apply in relation to subsections (1AA) and (1AC):

                     (a)  paragraph 26(d) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901;

                     (b)  paragraph 39(2)(d) of the Judiciary Act 1903.

Note:          This subsection lets an officer of a State or Territory court of summary jurisdiction make an order under this section imposing a penalty for failure to pay a fine for a Commonwealth offence if the law of the State or Territory allows the officer to exercise the court’s powers.

5  Application

The amendments of section 15A of the Crimes Act 1914 made by this Act apply in relation to a fine regardless of whether it was imposed before, on or after the commencement of this Act.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 30 June 1999

Senate on 26 August 1999]


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