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Crimes Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2010L00511
  • No longer in force
SLI 2010 No. 13 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Crimes Regulations 1990 to remove the clauses in the Crimes Regulations 1990 which relate to the current Crimes Act provisions for controlled operations and assumed identities and insert new clauses to implement new Parts IAB, IAC and IACA of the Crimes Act, as inserted by the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 03 Mar 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Mar-2010
Tabled Senate09-Mar-2010
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Crimes Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 13

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, 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 and the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010.

Dated 25 February 2010

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

BRENDAN O’CONNOR


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Crimes Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Crimes Regulations 1990

                Schedule 1 amends the Crimes Regulations 1990.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 4A

substitute

4A           Corresponding State controlled operations laws

                For the definition of corresponding State controlled operations law in section 15GC of the Act, the provisions mentioned in the following table are prescribed.

Item

Jurisdiction

Law

Provisions

1

New South Wales

Law Enforcement (Controlled Operations) Act 1997

All

2

Victoria

Crimes (Controlled Operations) Act 2004

All

3

Queensland

Crime and Misconduct Act 2001

Chapter 3, Part 6A

4

Queensland

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000

Chapter 11

Chapter 24, Part 5, Divisions 1 and 3

5

Tasmania

Police Powers (Controlled Operations) Act 2006

All

6

Australian Capital Territory

Crimes (Controlled Operations) Act 2008

All

[2]           Regulation 4B, heading

substitute

4B           Requirements for indemnification — civil liability (Act s 15HB)

[3]           Subregulation 4B (1)

omit

         (1)   For subsections 15IA (1) and (2)

insert

                For paragraph 15HB (f)

[4]           Paragraph 4B (1) (a)

omit

officer or person must notify the agency head

insert

participant must notify the chief officer of the relevant agency

[5]           Sub-subparagraph 4B (1) (a) (i) (B)

omit

officer or person

insert

participant

[6]           Paragraphs 4B (1) (b) and (c)

omit

officer or person

insert

participant

[7]           Paragraph 4B (1) (c)

omit

agency head

insert

chief officer

[8]           Subregulation 4B (2)

omit

[9]           Regulations 4BA, 4BB, and 4BC

substitute

4BAA     ACC prescribed delegates (Act s 15HG and 15MX)

                For subparagraphs 15HG (5) (c) (ii) and 15MX (3) (c) (ii) of the Act, an SES employee who is a member of the staff of the ACC, within the meaning of section 47 of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002, or any person occupying an equivalent or higher position in the ACC, is prescribed.

4BAB     Corresponding assumed identity law

                For the definition of corresponding assumed identity law in section 15K of the Act, the provisions mentioned in the following table are prescribed.

Item

Jurisdiction

Law

Provisions

1

Victoria

Crimes (Assumed Identities) Act 2004

All

2

Queensland

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000

Chapter 12

Chapter 24, Part 5, Divisions 1 and 4

3

Queensland

Crime and Misconduct Act 2001

Chapter 3, Part 6B

4

South Australia

Criminal Investigation (Covert Operations) Act 2009

Part 3

5

Tasmania

Police Powers (Assumed Identities) Act 2006

All

6

Australian Capital Territory

Crimes (Assumed Identities) Act 2009

All

[10]         Regulation 4C, heading

substitute

4C           Requirements for indemnification — assumed identity (Act s 15KS)

[11]         Subregulation 4C (1)

omit

         (1)   For subsections 15XD (1) and (2)

insert

                For paragraph 15KS (2) (c)

[12]         Paragraph 4C (1) (a)

omit

officer or person must notify the agency head

insert

authorised person must notify the chief officer of the relevant agency

[13]         Sub‑subparagraph 4C (1) (a) (i) (B)

omit

officer or person,

insert

authorised person,

[14]         Paragraphs 4C (1) (b) and (c)

omit

officer or person

insert

authorised person

[15]         Paragraph 4C (1) (c)

omit

agency head.

insert

chief officer.

[16]         Subregulation 4C (2)

omit

[17]         After regulation 4C

insert

4D           Corresponding witness identity protection law

                For the definition of corresponding witness identity protection law in subsection 15M (1) of the Act, the provisions mentioned in the following table are prescribed.

Item

Jurisdiction

Law

Provisions

1

Victoria

Evidence Act 1958

Part IIAA and section 156

2

Queensland

Evidence Act 1977

Part 2, Division 5

3

South Australia

Criminal Investigation (Covert Operations) Act 2009

Part 4

4

Tasmania

Witness (Identity Protection) Act 2006

All

4E           Meaning of civil proceeding

                For paragraph 15MB (2) (d) of the Act, each of the following is prescribed:

                (a)    an application for a restraining order under Part 2‑1 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;

               (b)    an examination conducted under Part 3‑1 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

[18]         Paragraph 6E (1) (d)

substitute

               (d)    the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 2007 (SA);

[19]         After regulation 10

insert

11            Transitional matters relating to the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010

         (1)   For item 19 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Amendment Act, Part 1 of Schedule 5 has effect.

         (2)   For subitem 17 (1) of Part 3 of Schedule 3 and item 19 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Amendment Act, Part 2 of Schedule 5 has effect for a pre-commencement controlled operation.

         (3)   For item 19 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 and subitem 20 (1) of Part 3 of Schedule 3 to the Amendment Act, Part 3 of Schedule 5 has effect for the continued operation of Part IAC of the Act under subitem 20 (1) of Part 3 of Schedule 3 to the Amendment Act for a jurisdiction that is not a participating jurisdiction.

         (4)   For the definition of State controlled operations law in item 16 of Schedule 3 to the Amendment Act, the provisions mentioned in the following table, as in force when the person engaged in the conduct mentioned in item 12, or the ancillary conduct mentioned in item 14, of that Schedule, are prescribed.

Item

Jurisdiction

Law

Provisions

1

New South Wales

Law Enforcement (Controlled Operations) Act 1997

All

2

Victoria

Crimes Act 1958

Sections 68 (2), 194 (5) and 195A (5)

3

Victoria

Crimes (Controlled Operations) Act 2004

All

4

Victoria

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981

Section 51

5

Victoria

Fisheries Act 1995

Section 110A and Part 7A

6

Victoria

Gambling Regulation Act 2003

Section 2.6.8

7

Victoria

Lotteries Gaming and Betting Act 1966

Section 80

8

Victoria

Prostitution Control Act 1994

Section 14 (2)

9

Victoria

Summary Offences Act 1966

Section 58

10

Victoria

Vagrancy Act 1966

Section 17

11

Victoria

Wildlife Act 1975

Section 63 and Part IX

12

Queensland

Crime and Misconduct Act 2001

Chapter 3, Part 6A

13

Queensland

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000

Chapter 11

Chapter 24, Part 5, Divisions 1 and 3

14

South Australia

Criminal Investigation (Covert Operations) Act 2009

Parts 1 and 2, clause 3 of Schedule 1

15

South Australia

Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act 1995

All

16

Western Australia

Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003

Part 4, Division 5; Part 6, Division 4 and section 185

17

Western Australia

Misuse of Drugs Act 1981

Section 31

18

Western Australia

Prostitution Act 2000

Section 35

19

Tasmania

Police Powers (Controlled Operations) Act 2006

All

20

Australian Capital Territory

Crimes (Controlled Operations) Act 2008

All

21

Northern Territory

Misuse of Drugs Act

Section 32

         (5)   In this regulation:

Amendment Act means the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010.

participating jurisdiction has the meaning given by subitem 20 (2) of Part 3 of Schedule 3 to the Amendment Act.

pre-commencement controlled operation has the meaning given by subitem 17 (2) of Part 3 of Schedule 3 to the Amendment Act.

[20]         After Schedule 4

insert

Schedule 5        Transitional matters relating to Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010

(regulation 11)

Part 1          Chief officers’ annual reports

1.01         A report required to be laid before each House of Parliament under section 15HN of the Crimes Act 1914 may be combined with a report required to be laid before each House of Parliament under section 15T of the Crimes Act 1914, as continued in force by Schedule 3 to the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010.

Part 2          Pre-commencement controlled operation

2.01         These Regulations, as in force immediately before commencement, continue to apply after commencement to a pre-commencement controlled operation.

2.02         In this Part:

commencement means the commencement of Schedule 3 to the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010.

Part 3          Assumed identity authorisations  — jurisdictions that are not participating jurisdictions

3.01         The provisions are the following.

4BB        Definition of authorising persons — prescribed classes for State or Territory participating agencies (Act s 15XA)

                For paragraph (b) of the definition of authorising person in subsection 15XA (1) of the Act, the following classes of persons in a State or Territory participating agency are prescribed:

                (a)    if the participating agency is the Police Service of New South Wales — any member of the Police Service Senior Executive Service within the meaning of section 33 of the Police Act 1990 (NSW);

               (b)    if the participating agency is the Police Force of Victoria — any Deputy Commissioner or Assistant Commissioner, within the meaning of section 4 of the Police Regulation Act 1958 (Vic);

                (c)    if the participating agency is the Queensland Police Service — any person who holds a position in the police service as an executive officer, within the meaning of section 1.4 of the Police Service Administration Act 1990 (Qld);

               (d)    if the participating agency is the Western Australia Police Force — any commissioned officer, within the meaning of section 6 of the Police Act 1892 (WA), who has been appointed as a Deputy Commissioner or Assistant Commissioner, as provided under section 9 of that Act;

                (e)    if the participating agency is the South Australia Police:

                          (i)    the Deputy Commissioner, within the meaning of section 14 of the Police Act 1998 (SA); or

                         (ii)    any Assistant Commissioner, within the meaning of section 15 of that Act;

                (f)    if the participating agency is the Tasmanian Police Force:

                          (i)    the Deputy‑Commissioner, within the meaning of section 9 of the Police Regulation Act 1898 (Tas); or

                         (ii)    any Assistant Commissioner, within the meaning of section 9A of that Act;

                (g)    if the participating agency is the Police Force of the Northern Territory:

                          (i)    any Deputy Commissioner of Police, within the meaning of section 7 of the Police Administration Act (NT); or

                         (ii)    any Assistant Commissioner of Police, within the meaning of section 8 of that Act;

                (h)    if the participating agency is the Independent Commission against Corruption established under the Independent Commission against Corruption Act 1988 (NSW) — any Assistant Commissioner, within the meaning of section 6 of that Act;

                 (i)    if the participating agency is the Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission — any assistant commissioner within the meaning of section 239 of the Crime and Misconduct Act 2001 (Qld);

                (j)    if the participating agency is the Anti‑Corruption Commission established under the Anti‑Corruption Commission Act 1988 (WA) — any person appointed, under section 6 of that Act, as an officer of the Commission at the level designated ‘Senior Manager’;

               (k)    if the participating agency is the Royal Commission appointed under section 5 of the Royal Commissions Act 1968 (WA) by Commission dated 12 December 2001 — the person appointed by that Commission;

                 (l)    if the participating agency is the New South Wales Crime Commission established under the New South Wales Crime Commission Act 1985 (NSW):

                          (i)    any Assistant Commissioner, within the meaning of section 5 of that Act; or

                         (ii)    any person employed, under section 32 of that Act, as a Director or Assistant Director;

               (m)    if the participating agency is the Police Integrity Commission established under the Police Integrity Commission Act 1996 (NSW) — any Assistant Commissioner, within the meaning of section 8 of that Act.

4BC        Definition of State or Territory participating agency — prescribed bodies (Act s 15XA)

                For paragraph (d) of the definition of State or Territory participating agency in subsection 15XA (1) of the Act, the following are prescribed:

                (a)    Office of Police Integrity established under the Police Regulation Act 1958 (Vic);

               (b)    the Royal Commission appointed under section 5 of the Royal Commissions Act 1968 (WA) by Commission dated 12 December 2001.


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