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Act No. 27 of 2005 as made
An Act to amend the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004, and for related purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Originating Bill: National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Amendment (Application) Bill 2005
Registered 24 Mar 2005
Date of Assent 21 Mar 2005
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National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Amendment (Application) Act 2005

 

No. 27, 2005

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004, and for related purposes


Contents

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

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

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

Schedule 1Amendment of the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004 3

 


 

 

National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Amendment (Application) Act 2005

No. 27, 2005

 

 

 

An Act to amend the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004, and for related purposes

Assented to 21 March 2005

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Amendment (Application) Act 2005.

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Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendment of the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004

1 Section 6

Repeal the section, substitute:

6 Application of Act

(1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act applies to a federal criminal proceeding, whether begun before, on or after the day on which this section commences, if the prosecutor gives notice in writing to the defendant and the court that this Act applies to the proceeding.

(2) If the prosecutor gives the notice after the proceeding begins, this Act only applies to the parts of the proceeding that take place after the notice is given.

 

 

 

Ministers second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 9 February 2005

Senate on 7 March 2005

(03/05)