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Crimes Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 3)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2001B00197
  • No longer in force
SR 2001 No. 138 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Crimes Regulations 1990.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Jun-2001
Tabled Senate25-Jun-2001
Gazetted 20 Jun 2001
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Crimes Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 3)1

Statutory Rules 2001 No. 1382

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Crimes Act 1914.

Dated 13 June 2001

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

CHRISTOPHER MARTIN ELLISON


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Crimes Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 3).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of Schedule 1 (other than items 2 and 3) to the Crimes Amendment (Forensic Procedures) Act 2001.

3              Amendment of Crimes Regulations 1990

                Schedule 1 amends the Crimes Regulations 1990.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]         After regulation 6C

insert

6D           Prescribed persons—use or disclosure of information on DNA databases

                For the purposes of paragraphs 23YDAE (2) (d) and 23YO (2) (a) and (d) of the Act, a person is prescribed if:

                (a)    the person is engaged or employed by a forensic laboratory that is accredited with the National Association of Testing Authorities of Australia; and

               (b)    in that capacity, the person provides forensic services to law enforcement officers of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory.

6E           Corresponding laws — forensic procedures

         (1)   For the purposes of the definition of corresponding law in section 23YUA of the Act, the following laws are prescribed:

                (a)    the Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 of New South Wales;

               (b)    the Forensic Procedures Act 2000 of Tasmania;

                (c)    the Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 of the Australian Capital Territory.

         (2)   In particular, and without limiting the generality of subregulation (1), the provisions of corresponding laws mentioned in an item in Schedule 3C are taken to substantially correspond to the provision of Part 1D of the Act mentioned in that item.

[2]         After Schedule 3B

insert

Schedule 3C      Provisions of corresponding laws taken to correspond to particular Divisions of Part 1D of the Act

(subregulation 6E (2))

 

Item

Part 1D provisions

Corresponding provisions

1

Division 3 (Forensic procedures on suspect by consent)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 3

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 2

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.3

2

Division 4 (Non-intimate forensic procedures on suspect by order of a senior constable)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 4

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Divisions 1 and 3 of Part 2

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.4

3

Division 5 (Forensic procedures on suspect by order of a magistrate)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 5

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Divisions 1, 4 and 5 of Part 2

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.5

4

Division 6 (Carrying out forensic procedures on suspects)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 6

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Part 5

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.6

5

Division 6A (Carrying out of certain forensic procedures after conviction of serious and prescribed offenders)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 7

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Part 3

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.7

6

Division 6B (Carrying out of forensic procedures on volunteers and certain other persons)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 8

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Part 4

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.8

7

Division 7 (Admissibility of evidence)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 9

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Part 6

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.9

8

Division 8 (Destruction of forensic material)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 10

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Part 7

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.10

9

Division 8A (DNA database system)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 11

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Part 8

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.11

10

Division 11 (Interjurisdictional enforcement)

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (New South Wales), Part 12

·     Forensic Procedures Act 2000 (Tasmania), Part 9

·     Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory), Part 2.13

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1990 No. 227, as amended by 1991 Nos. 235 and 258; 1992 Nos. 91 and 276; 1994 No. 297; 1995 No. 23; 1996 Nos. 7, 125, 228 and 264; 1997 No. 14; 1998 Nos. 68 and 361; 1999 No. 156; 2000 Nos. 99, 100 and 219; 2001 Nos. 49 and 105.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 20 June 2001.