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Crimes Amendment Act 2005

  • - C2005A00087
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Act No. 87 of 2005 as made
An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914, and for related purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Originating Bill: Crimes Amendment Bill 2005
Registered 08 Jul 2005
Date of Assent 06 Jul 2005
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Crimes Amendment Act 2005

 

No. 87, 2005

 

 

 

 

 

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—Amendment of the Crimes Act 1914                                               3

 


 

 

Crimes Amendment Act 2005

No. 87, 2005

 

 

 

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

Assented to 6 July 2005

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Crimes Amendment 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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 Crimes Act 1914

  

1  Subsection 15XA(1) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of issuing agency)

Insert:

                    (aa)  a State agency; or

                    (ab)  a Territory agency; or

2  Subsection 15XA(1)

Insert:

State agency, in relation to a particular State, means that State or an authority of that State.

3  Subsection 15XA(1)

Insert:

Territory agency, in relation to a particular Territory, means that Territory or an authority of that Territory.

4  After subparagraph 15XG(1)(a)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  any State agency; or

                            (ib)  any Territory agency; or

5  After subparagraph 15XG(3)(a)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  any State agency; or

                            (ib)  any Territory agency; or

6  Paragraph 15XI(2)(f)

After “Commonwealth agencies”, insert “, State agencies, Territory agencies”.

7  After section 15XM

Insert:

15XMA  Requesting State agencies or Territory agencies to issue evidence of assumed identities etc.

             (1)  An issuing agency that is a State agency of a particular State and that receives a request under section 15XL must comply with the request to the extent that the laws of the State require it to do so.

             (2)  An issuing agency that is a Territory agency of a particular Territory and that receives a request under section 15XL must comply with the request to the extent that the laws of the Territory require it to do so.

 

 

 

Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 26 May 2005

Senate on 14 June 2005

(73/05)