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A Bill for an Act to amend the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004, and for related purposes
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Registered 10 Feb 2005
Introduced HR 09 Feb 2005

2004-2005

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

No.      , 2005

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

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

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

 


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

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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