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Administered by: Attorney-General's
Published Date 09 Jan 2013
Printed Publication Date 09 Jan 2013

 

 

 

COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY-GENERAL

 

Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Act 2012

 

Entry into Force of Council of European Convention on Cybercrime

 

I, Nicola Louise Roxon, Attorney-General, hereby announce that the date the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime comes into force for Australia, in accordance with section 3 of the Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Act 2012 and Article 37 of the Convention, is 1 March 2013.

 

 

 

Dated               19 December 2012                 

 

 

Nicola Louise Roxon

 

ATTORNEY-GENERAL

 

 

PURPOSE

The Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Act 2012 received Royal Assent on 12 September 2012. Under section 3 of the Act, the Attorney-General must announce in the Gazette the date the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime comes into force for Australia.