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LIN 20/269 Declarations/Other as made
This instrument declares specified laws of States and Territories as complementary witness protection laws and repeals the Witness Protection (Complementary witness protection laws) Declaration 2011.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 02 Mar 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Mar-2021
Tabled Senate15-Mar-2021
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Witness Protection (Complementary Witness Protection Laws) Declaration 2021 (LIN 20/269)

I, PETER DUTTON, Minister for Home Affairs, make the following declaration.

Dated               23 February 2021                   

Peter Dutton

Minister of Home Affairs

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1Preliminary

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

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

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

5  Complementary Witness Protection Laws................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                     2

 

 


1  Name

(1)   This instrument is the Witness Protection (Complementary Witness Protection Laws) Declaration 2021.

(2)   This instrument may be cited as LIN 20/269.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 3AA of the Witness Protection Act 1994.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Complementary Witness Protection Laws

                   For the purposes of the Witness Protection Act 1994, each law mentioned in the following table is a complementary witness protection law.

Item

Law

1

Witness Protection Act 1995 (NSW)

2

Witness Protection Act 1991 (Vic)

3

Witness Protection Act 2000 (Qld)

4

Witness Protection (Western Australia) Act 1996 (WA)

5

Witness Protection Act 1996 (SA)

6

Witness Protection Act 2000 (Tas)

7

Witness Protection Act 1996 (ACT)

8

Witness Protection (Northern Territory) Act 2002 (NT)


 

 

Schedule 1—Repeals

1  Repeal of Instrument

 

The Witness Protection (Complementary witness protection laws) Declaration 2011 is repealed.