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Act No. 19 of 1995 as made
An Act to make certain amendments relating to the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Date of Assent 29 Mar 1995
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016

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International War Crimes Tribunals (Consequential Amendments) Act 1995

No. 19 of 1995

 

An Act to make certain amendments relating to the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995

[Assented to 29 March 1995]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the International War Crimes Tribunals (Consequential Amendments) Act 1995.

Commencement

2.(1) Sections 1 and 2 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), section 3 and the Schedule commence on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.


 

(3) If section 3 and the Schedule do not commence under subsection (2) within 6 months after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

Consequential amendments

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

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                                                                  SCHEDULE                                                Section 3

AMENDMENTS OF ACTS

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983

Paragraph 6(1)(k):

After "Extradition Act 1988" insert ", the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995".

Paragraph 9(6A)(b):

After "Extradition Act 1988" insert ", the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995".

Migration Act 1958

After subparagraph 54A(a)(i):

Insert:

"(ia) the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995; or".

After subparagraph 54C(b)(i):

Insert:

"(ia) the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995; or".

Proceeds of Crime Act 1987

Division 2A of Part II:

Omit the heading, substitute:

"Division 2ARegistered foreign and international forfeiture orders".

Section 23:

Repeal the section, substitute:

Registered foreign and international forfeiture orders

"23.(1) If:

(a)  a foreign forfeiture order is registered in a court in Australia under the Mutual Assistance Act; or

(b)  an order is registered in a court in Australia under section 46 of the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995;

Division 2 applies in relation to the order as if subsections 19(5) and 20(3), (4), (5) and (6) and sections 21 and 22 were omitted.


 

SCHEDULE—continued

"(2) If:

(a)  a foreign forfeiture order against property is registered in a court in Australia under the Mutual Assistance Act; or

(b)  an order against property is registered in a court in Australia under section 46 of the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995;

the property may, subject to section 23A, be disposed of, or otherwise dealt with, in accordance with any direction of the Attorney-General or of a person authorised by the Attorney-General in writing for the purposes of this subsection.".

After subsection 23A(1):

Insert:

"(1A) This section also applies if a court registers under section 46 of the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995 an order against property.".

Subsection 23A(2):

After "registering the" insert "foreign or international forfeiture".

Paragraph 23A(2)(a):

Omit "serious", substitute "or international".

Subsection 23A(3):

(a)  Omit "serious", substitute "or international".

(b)  After "which the foreign" insert "or international".

Subsection 23A(4):

After "foreign" insert "or international".

Paragraph 23A(7)(a):

(a)  Omit "serious", substitute "or international".

(b)  After "which the foreign" insert "or international".

Subparagraph 23A(7)(b)(ii):

Omit "serious", substitute "or international".

Subsection 23A(8):

After "foreign" insert "or international".


 

SCHEDULE—continued

Section 23A:

Add at the end:

"(12) In this section:

'foreign or international forfeiture order' means:

(a)  the foreign forfeiture order mentioned in subsection (1) in relation to which this section applies; or

(b)  the order mentioned in subsection (1A) in relation to which this section applies;

as the case may be;

'foreign or international offence' means:

(a)  a foreign serious offence; or

(b)  a Tribunal offence within the meaning of the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995;

as the case requires.".

Subparagraph 34C(1)(a)(ii):

After "forfeiture order" insert "an order registered under section 46 of the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995".

Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979

Paragraph 5B(g):

Omit "or".

Section 5B:

Add at the end:

"; or (i) a proceeding under Division 1 of Part 4 of the International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995.".

 

NOTE ABOUT SECTION HEADING

1.     On the commencement of section 3 of this Act, the heading to section 23A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 1987 is altered by inserting "or international" after "foreign".

[Minister's second reading speech made in—

Senate on 10 February 1994

House of Representatives on 21 September 1994]