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Ordinances/Australian Antarctic Territory as made
This Ordinance amends the Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993 (AAT) and the Weapons Ordinance 2001 (AAT) to enable the application of the Criminal Code.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 47
Registered 28 Mar 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Mar-2002
Tabled Senate11-Mar-2002
Gazetted 21 Feb 2002
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australian Antarctic Territory

Ordinances Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Ordinance 2002 (No. 1)1

No. 1 of 20022

I, PETER JOHN HOLLINGWORTH, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Ordinance under the Australian Antarctic Territory Act 1954.

Dated 14 February 2002

PETER HOLLINGWORTH

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

DAVID KEMP


Contents

                        1     Name of Ordinance                                                          2

                        2     Commencement                                                              2

                        3     Amendment of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993            2

                        4     Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001                          2

Schedule 1             Amendments of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993     3

Schedule 2             Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001                      5

 

 


An Ordinance to amend various Ordinances to enable the application of the Criminal Code

1              Name of Ordinance

                This Ordinance is the Ordinances Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Ordinance 2002 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Ordinance commences on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993

                Schedule 1 amends the Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993.

4              Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001

                Schedule 2 amends the Weapons Ordinance 2001



 

Schedule 1        Amendments of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993

(section 3)

  

[1]         After section 4

insert

4A           Application of the Criminal Code

                Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code applies to offences against this Ordinance.

Note   Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

[2]         Subsection 5 (2)

omit

without reasonable excuse,

insert

unless he or she has a reasonable excuse,

[3]         After subsection 5 (2), including the penalty

insert

         (3)   An offence under subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to whether or not he or she had a reasonable excuse (see section 13.3 of the Criminal Code).

[4]         Subsection 21 (5)

substitute

         (5)   A person must not fail to give effect to a requirement of a special constable under subsection (2), unless he or she has a reasonable excuse.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

         (6)   An offence under subsection (5) is an offence of strict liability.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to whether or not he or she had a reasonable excuse (see section 13.3 of the Criminal Code).

[5]         Paragraph 50 (2) (a)

omit

refuse or

[6]         After subsection 50 (2), including the penalty

insert

         (3)   An offence under subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

[7]         Section 51

omit

 

Schedule 2        Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001

(section 4)

  

[1]         After section 5

insert

5A           Application of the Criminal Code

                Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code applies to offences against this Ordinance.

Note   Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

Notes

1.       This Ordinance amends (in Schedule 1) Ordinance No. 2, 1993.

          This Ordinance also amends (in Schedule 2) Ordinance No. 1, 2001.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 21 February 2002.