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Act No. 170 of 1994 as made
An Act to amend the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 and the Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Date of Assent 16 Dec 1994
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE SERVICE (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) ACT 1994 No. 170, 1994

Making Information
- Assented to 16 December 1994

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE SERVICE (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) ACT 1994 No. 170, 1994 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 and
the Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE SERVICE (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) ACT 1994 No. 170, 1994 - SECT 1
Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service (Access to Information) Act 1994.


(Minister's second reading speech made in -
Senate on 12 October 1994
House of Representatives on 7 December 1994)

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE SERVICE (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) ACT 1994 No. 170, 1994 - SECT 2
Commencement

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

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE SERVICE (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) ACT 1994 No. 170, 1994 - SECT 3
Amendments

3. The Acts specified in the Schedule are amended as set out in the Schedule.

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE SERVICE (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) ACT 1994 No. 170, 1994 - SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE
AMENDMENTS
PART 1 - AMENDMENT OF THE FINANCIAL TRANSACTION REPORTS ACT 1988
1. Subsection 3(1):
Insert:
"'Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service'
means the commission established by the Governor of the State
of New South Wales by Letters Patent dated 13 May 1994 to
inquire into the operations of the New South Wales Police
Service, with particular reference to certain matters specified
in those Letters Patent;".
2. Subsection 27(16):
Add at the end:
"; and (e) the Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police
Service.".
3. Subsection 27(17):
Add at the end:
"; and (n) the person constituting the Royal Commission into
the New South Wales Police Service; and
(o) a member of the staff of that Royal Commission.".
PART 2 - AMENDMENT OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION) ACT 1979
4. Subsection 5(1):
Insert:
"'Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service'
means the commission established by the Governor of the State
of New South Wales by Letters Patent dated 13 May 1994 to
inquire into the operations of the New South Wales Police
Service, with particular reference to certain matters specified
in those Letters Patent;".
5. Subsection 5(1) (definition of "chief officer"):
Add at the end:
"or (g) in the case of the Royal Commission into the New South
Wales Police Service - the person constituting that Royal
Commission;".
6. Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of
"eligible authority"):
After "Crime Commission" insert ", the Royal Commission into
the New South Wales Police Service".
7. Subsection 5(1) (definition of "officer"):
Add at the end:
"or (g) in the case of the Royal Commission into the New South
Wales Police Service:
(i) the person constituting that Royal Commission; or
(ii) a member of the staff of that Royal Commission;".
8. Subsection 5(1) (definition of "prescribed investigation"):
Omit "an agency", substitute "a Commonwealth agency or an
eligible authority of a State".
9. Subsection 5(1) (definition of "prescribed investigation"):
Add at the end:
"or (e) in the case of the Royal Commission into the New South
Wales Police Service - means an investigation that the Royal
Commission is conducting in the performance of its functions
under the Letters Patent establishing the Royal Commission;".
10. Subsection 5(1) (definition of "relevant offence"):
Omit "an agency", substitute "a Commonwealth agency or an
eligible authority of a State".
11. Subsection 5(1) (definition of "relevant offence"):
Add at the end:
"or (g) in the case of the Royal Commission into the New South
Wales Police Service - a prescribed offence that is an offence
against the law of New South Wales and to which a prescribed
investigation relates;".
12. Paragraph 5B(a):
Add at the end "or".
13. Paragraph 5B(b):
Add at the end "or".
14. Paragraph 5B(c):
Add at the end "or".
15. Paragraph 5B(d):
Add at the end "or".
16. Paragraph 5B(e):
Add at the end "or".
17. Paragraph 5B(f):
Add at the end "or".
18. Section 5B:
Add at the end:
"; or (i) a proceeding of the Royal Commission into the New
South Wales Police Service.".
19. Paragraph 6A(1)(c):
After "Criminal Justice Commission" insert ", the Royal
Commission into the New South Wales Police Service".
20. Paragraph 6L(2)(b):
After "Crime Commission" insert ", the Royal Commission into
the New South Wales Police Service".
21. Paragraph 68(a):
Add at the end "and".
22. Paragraph 68(b):
Add at the end "and".
23. Section 68:
Add at the end:
"; and (e) if the information relates, or appears to relate,
to:
(i) an act or omission by an officer of the Police Force of
a State that may give rise to an investigation by the Royal
Commission into the New South Wales Police Service; or
(ii) misbehaviour or improper conduct of an officer of a
State that may give rise to an investigation by the Royal
Commission into the New South Wales Police Service;
to the person constituting that Royal Commission.".