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CRIMES ACT 1958 - NOTES

Version No. 276

No. 6231 of 1958
Version incorporating amendments as at
30 November 2017

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Version No. 276

Crimes Act 1958

No. 6231 of 1958

Version incorporating amendments as at
30 November 2017

Endnotes

    1     General information

See www.legislation.vic.gov.au for Victorian Bills, Acts and current Versions of legislation and up-to-date legislative information.

The Crimes Act 1958 was assented to on 30 September 1958 and came into operation on 1 April 1959: Government Gazette 18 March 1959 page 892.

INTERPRETATION OF LEGISLATION ACT 1984 (ILA)

Style changes

Section 54A of the ILA authorises the making of the style changes set out in Schedule 1 to that Act.

References to ILA s. 39B

Sidenotes which cite ILA s. 39B refer to section 39B of the ILA which provides that where an undivided section or clause of a Schedule is amended by the insertion of one or more subsections or subclauses, the original section or clause becomes subsection or subclause (1) and is amended by the insertion of the expression "(1)" at the beginning of the original section or clause.

Interpretation

As from 1 January 2001, amendments to section 36 of the ILA have the following effects:

•     Headings

All headings included in an Act which is passed on or after 1 January 2001 form part of that Act. Any heading inserted in an Act which was passed before 1 January 2001, by an Act passed on or after 1 January 2001, forms part of that Act. This includes headings to Parts, Divisions or Subdivisions in a Schedule; sections; clauses; items; tables; columns; examples; diagrams; notes or forms. See section 36(1A)(2A).

•     Examples, diagrams or notes

All examples, diagrams or notes included in an Act which is passed on or after 1 January 2001 form part of that Act. Any examples, diagrams or notes inserted in an Act which was passed before 1 January 2001, by an Act passed on or after 1 January 2001, form part of that Act. See section 36(3A).

•     Punctuation

All punctuation included in an Act which is passed on or after 1 January 2001 forms part of that Act. Any punctuation inserted in an Act which was passed before 1 January 2001, by an Act passed on or after 1 January 2001, forms part of that Act. See section 36(3B).

•     Provision numbers

All provision numbers included in an Act form part of that Act, whether inserted in the Act before, on or after 1 January 2001. Provision numbers include section numbers, subsection numbers, paragraphs and subparagraphs. See section 36(3C).

•     Location of "legislative items"

A "legislative item" is a penalty, an example or a note. As from 13 October 2004, a legislative item relating to a provision of an Act is taken to be at the foot of that provision even if it is preceded or followed by another legislative item that relates to that provision. For example, if a penalty at the foot of a provision is followed by a note, both of these legislative items will be regarded as being at the foot of that provision. See section 36B.

•     Other material

Any explanatory memorandum, table of provisions, endnotes, index and other material printed after the Endnotes does not form part of an Act.
See section 36(3)(3D)(3E).

    2     Table of Amendments

This publication incorporates amendments made to the Crimes Act 1958 by Acts and subordinate instruments.

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Companies Act 1958, No. 6455/1958

Assent Date:

2.12.58

Commencement Date:

1.4.59: Government Gazette 4.3.59 p. 496

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1959, No. 6505/1959

Assent Date:

5.5.59

Commencement Date:

1.4.59: s. 1(2)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Penalties) Act 1959, No. 6561/1959

Assent Date:

17.11.59

Commencement Date:

17.11.59

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Sentences and Parole) Act 1959, No. 6572/1959

Assent Date:

1.12.59

Commencement Date:

1.1.60: Government Gazette 16.12.59 p. 3638

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Social Welfare Act 1960, No. 6651/1960

Assent Date:

15.6.60

Commencement Date:

S. 57(b)–(e) on 11.7.60: Government Gazette 6.7.60 p. 2210; s. 57(a) on 1.7.65: Government Gazette 30.6.65 p. 2016

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Motor Car (Driving) Act 1960, No. 6658/1960

Assent Date:

15.6.60

Commencement Date:

15.8.60: Government Gazette 27.7.60 p. 2565

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1960, No. 6716/1960

Assent Date:

21.12.60

Commencement Date:

Sch. 1 on 1.4.59: s. 3

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Kidnapping) Act 1960, No. 6731/1960

Assent Date:

21.12.60

Commencement Date:

21.12.60

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Evidence (Children) Act 1961, No. 6758/1961

Assent Date:

26.4.61

Commencement Date:

26.4.61

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Prostitution Act 1961, No. 6761/1961

Assent Date:

26.4.61

Commencement Date:

26.4.61

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Motor Car (Amendment) Act 1961, No. 6762/1961

Assent Date:

26.4.61

Commencement Date:

S. 13 on 5.6.61: Government Gazette 31.5.61 p. 1850

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Breath Test Evidence) Act 1961, No. 6806/1961

Assent Date:

5.12.61

Commencement Date:

20.12.61: Government Gazette 20.12.61 p. 4335

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Companies Act 1961, No. 6839/1961

Assent Date:

19.12.61

Commencement Date:

1.7.62: Government Gazette 21.2.62 p. 392

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Detention) Act 1962, No. 6884/1962

Assent Date:

2.5.62

Commencement Date:

17.9.62: Government Gazette 12.9.62 p. 3228

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Subordinate Legislation Act 1962, No. 6886/1962

Assent Date:

8.5.62

Commencement Date:

1.8.62: Government Gazette 4.7.62 p. 2314

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Justices (Amendment) Act 1962, No. 6958/1962

Assent Date:

18.12.62

Commencement Date:

18.12.62

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Parole Board Membership Act 1963, No. 6994/1963

Assent Date:

7.5.63

Commencement Date:

7.5.63

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Aircraft) Act 1963, No. 7088/1963 (as amended by No. 7142/1964)

Assent Date:

10.12.63

Commencement Date:

10.12.63

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1964, No. 7184/1964

Assent Date:

2.12.64

Commencement Date:

15.2.65: Government Gazette 10.2.65 p. 279

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Illegal Use of Motor Cars) Act 1965, No. 7263/1965

Assent Date:

18.5.65

Commencement Date:

18.5.65

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Parole) Act 1965, No. 7269/1965

Assent Date:

25.5.65

Commencement Date:

25.5.65

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Motor Car (Driving Offences) Act 1965, No. 7327/1965

Assent Date:

7.12.65

Commencement Date:

1.2.66: Government Gazette 19.1.66 p. 209

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1965, No. 7332/1965

Assent Date:

14.12.65

Commencement Date:

14.12.65: subject to s. 3

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Dangerous Driving) Act 1966, No. 7407/1966

Assent Date:

17.5.66

Commencement Date:

1.7.66: Government Gazette 22.6.66 p. 2205

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes Act 1967, No. 7546/1967

Assent Date:

17.3.67

Commencement Date:

17.3.67

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1967, No. 7577/1967

Assent Date:

8.11.67

Commencement Date:

8.11.67

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Driving Offences) Act 1967, No. 7645/1967 (as amended by No. 7696/1968)

Assent Date:

19.12.67

Commencement Date:

1.3.68: Government Gazette 1.3.68 p. 577

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Juries Act 1967, No. 7651/1967 (as amended by No. 7725/1968)

Assent Date:

19.12.67

Commencement Date:

S. 2(1)(Sch. 1 Pt 2 item 3) on 1.1.69: Government Gazette 4.12.68 p. 3919

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1968, No. 7696/1968

Assent Date:

7.5.68

Commencement Date:

7.5.68

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Abolition of Bailiwicks Act 1968, No. 7703/1968

Assent Date:

15.10.68

Commencement Date:

1.1.69: Government Gazette 4.12.68 p. 3930

Current State:

All of Act in operation

County Court (Jurisdiction) Act 1968, No. 7705/1968

Assent Date:

15.10.68

Commencement Date:

1.1.69: Government Gazette 4.12.68 p. 3919

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Evidence) Act 1968, No. 7782/1968

Assent Date:

18.12.68

Commencement Date:

18.12.68

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Justices (Amendment) Act 1969, No. 7876/1969

Assent Date:

25.11.69

Commencement Date:

All of Act (except ss 3, 5–7(k)(m)–(o)) on 1.4.70; ss 3, 5–7(k)(m)–(o) on 1.7.70: Government Gazette 25.2.70 p. 463

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Abolition of Obsolete Offences Act 1969, No. 7884/1969

Assent Date:

2.12.69

Commencement Date:

2.12.69

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Legal Aid Act 1969, No. 7919/1969

Assent Date:

16.12.69

Commencement Date:

All of Act (except Pt 1) on 1.6.70: Government Gazette 6.5.70 p. 1210; Pt 1 on 1.10.70: Government Gazette 16.9.70 p. 3073

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1970, No. 7994/1970

Assent Date:

4.11.70

Commencement Date:

4.11.70

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Criminal Appeals Act 1970, No. 8063/1970

Assent Date:

22.12.70

Commencement Date:

15.4.71: Government Gazette 7.4.71 p. 830

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Motor Car (Driving Offences) Act 1971, No. 8143/1971

Assent Date:

4.5.71

Commencement Date:

1.8.71: Government Gazette 28.7.71 p. 2502

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Police Regulation (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1971, No. 8179/1971

Assent Date:

23.11.71

Commencement Date:

15.12.71: Government Gazette 15.12.71 p. 3845

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1971, No. 8181/1971

Assent Date:

23.11.71

Commencement Date:

23.11.71: subject to s. 2(2)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Powers of Arrest) Act 1972, No. 8247/1972

Assent Date:

6.4.72

Commencement Date:

1.7.72: Government Gazette 28.6.72 p. 2360

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Justices Act 1972, No. 8275/1972

Assent Date:

13.5.72

Commencement Date:

15.1.73: Government Gazette 10.1.73 p. 45

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1972, No. 8280/1972

Assent Date:

13.5.72

Commencement Date:

13.5.72

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes Act 1972, No. 8338/1972

Assent Date:

5.12.72

Commencement Date:

29.1.73: Government Gazette 24.1.73 p. 164

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1973, No. 8410/1973

Assent Date:

17.4.73

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–4 on 9.5.73: Government Gazette 9.5.73 p. 1014; s. 5 on 1.7.73: Government Gazette 20.6.73 p. 2064

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Theft) Act 1973, No. 8425/1973 (as amended by No. 9019/1977)

Assent Date:

17.4.73

Commencement Date:

1.10.74: Government Gazette 3.4.74 p. 790

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Social Welfare (Amendment) Act 1973, No. 8426/1973 (as amended by No. 8701/1975)

Assent Date:

17.4.73

Commencement Date:

S. 9 on 7.6.76: Government Gazette 19.5.76 p. 1388

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Magistrates' Courts (Jurisdiction) Act 1973, No. 8427/1973

Assent Date:

17.4.73

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 6, 8(b), 10(1) (except (k)), 11 on 3.2.75: Government Gazette 22.1.75 p. 122; rest of Act on 1.9.75: Government Gazette 30.7.75 p. 2705

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Social Welfare Act 1973, No. 8493/1973

Assent Date:

4.12.73

Commencement Date:

S. 33 on 2.7.74: Government Gazette 22.5.74 p. 1712

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Capital Offences) Act 1975, No. 8679/1975

Assent Date:

29.4.75

Commencement Date:

29.4.75

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Magistrates (Summary Proceedings) Act 1975, No. 8731/1975

Assent Date:

16.5.75

Commencement Date:

S. 173(Sch. 3) on 1.7.76: Government Gazette 24.3.76 p. 848

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Constitution Act 1975, No. 8750/1975

Assent Date:

19.11.75

Commencement Date:

1.12.75: Government Gazette 26.11.75 p. 3888

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes Act 1976, No. 8870/1976

Assent Date:

16.6.76

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–3, 5, 7, 8 on 1.3.77: Government Gazette 26.1.77 p. 177; s. 4 on 1.7.76: s. 4(5); s. 6 on 1.7.77: Government Gazette 22.6.77 p. 1712

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Rape Offences (Proceedings) Act 1976, No. 8950/1976

Assent Date:

14.12.76

Commencement Date:

1.7.77: Government Gazette 22.6.77 p. 1712

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Magistrates' Courts (Commitment) Act 1977, No. 8998/1977

Assent Date:

10.5.77

Commencement Date:

10.5.77

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Bail Act 1977, No. 9008/1977

Assent Date:

10.5.77

Commencement Date:

1.9.77: Government Gazette 17.8.77 p. 2654

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1977, No. 9019/1977

Assent Date:

17.5.77

Commencement Date:

17.5.77: subject to s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Armed Robbery) Act 1977, No. 9048/1977

Assent Date:

22.11.77

Commencement Date:

22.11.77

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1977, No. 9059/1977

Assent Date:

29.11.77

Commencement Date:

29.11.77: subject to s. 2(2)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Married Persons' Liability) Act 1977, No. 9073/1977

Assent Date:

6.12.77

Commencement Date:

1.2.78: Government Gazette 25.1.78 p. 201

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Hijackings and Other Offences) Act 1978, No. 9155/1978

Assent Date:

30.5.78

Commencement Date:

1.10.78: Government Gazette 6.9.78 p. 2869

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Criminal Damage) Act 1978, No. 9228/1978 (as amended by No. 9427/1980)

Assent Date:

19.12.78

Commencement Date:

1.7.79: Government Gazette 4.4.79 p. 901

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Competence and Compellability of Spouse Witnesses) Act 1978, No. 9230/1978

Assent Date:

19.12.78

Commencement Date:

1.7.79: Government Gazette 4.4.79 p. 901

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1978, No. 9242/1978

Assent Date:

19.12.78

Commencement Date:

Ss 1, 3 on 19.12.78: s. 1(3); ss 2, 4 on 1.4.79: Government Gazette 21.3.79 p. 729

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1979, No. 9323/1979

Assent Date:

18.12.79

Commencement Date:

1.7.80: Government Gazette 25.6.80 p. 2121

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Imperial Law Re-enactment Act 1980, No. 9407/1980

Assent Date:

20.5.80

Commencement Date:

2.7.80: Government Gazette 2.7.80 p. 2257

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1980, No. 9427/1980

Assent Date:

27.5.80

Commencement Date:

27.5.80 (except as otherwise provided in s. 6(2)): s. 1(2)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Community Welfare Services (Extradition) Act 1980, No. 9498/1980

Assent Date:

23.12.80

Commencement Date:

23.12.80

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Sexual Offences) Act 1980, No. 9509/1980

Assent Date:

23.12.80

Commencement Date:

1.3.81: Government Gazette 4.2.81 p. 338

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1981, No. 9549/1981

Assent Date:

19.5.81

Commencement Date:

19.5.81: subject to s. 2(2)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Penalties and Sentences Act 1981, No. 9554/1981

Assent Date:

19.5.81

Commencement Date:

S. 44 on 26.9.80: s. 1(3); ss 36–46 on 3.6.81: Government Gazette 3.6.81 p. 1778; rest of Act on 1.9.81: Government Gazette 26.8.81 p. 2799

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Classification of Offences) Act 1981, No. 9576/1981 (as amended by No. 9902/1983)

Assent Date:

26.5.81

Commencement Date:

1.9.81: Government Gazette 26.8.81 p. 2799

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981, No. 9719/1981

Assent Date:

12.1.82

Commencement Date:

18.12.83: Government Gazette 14.12.83 p. 3955

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1982, No. 9848/1982

Assent Date:

21.12.82

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–8, 17 on 12.1.83: Government Gazette 12.1.83 p. 80; rest of Act on 1.6.83: Government Gazette 11.5.83 p. 1146

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1983, No. 9902/1983

Assent Date:

15.6.83

Commencement Date:

15.6.83: subject to s. 2(2)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Transport Act 1983, No. 9921/1983

Assent Date:

23.6.83

Commencement Date:

S. 255(Sch. 12) on 1.7.83: s. 1(2)(c)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Penalties and Sentences (Amendment) Act 1983, No. 9945/1983

Assent Date:

20.9.83

Commencement Date:

S. 3(3)(Sch. 2 items 9–15) on 20.12.83: Government Gazette 14.12.83 p. 4035

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Community Welfare Services (Director-General of Corrections) Act 1983, No. 9966/1983

Assent Date:

22.11.83

Commencement Date:

S. 21 on 1.2.84: Government Gazette 25.1.84 p. 162

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Procedure) Act 1983, No. 10026/1983

Assent Date:

20.12.83

Commencement Date:

7.2.84: Government Gazette 7.2.84 p. 381

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Criminal Investigations) Act 1984, No. 10076/1984

Assent Date:

15.5.84

Commencement Date:

5.6.84: Government Gazette 5.6.84 p. 1777

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984, No. 10079/1984

Assent Date:

15.5.84

Commencement Date:

1.7.84: Government Gazette 27.6.84 p. 2119

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (General Amendment) Act 1984, No. 10084/1984

Assent Date:

22.5.84

Commencement Date:

1.7.84: Government Gazette 27.6.84 p. 2119

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 1984, No. 10087/1984

Assent Date:

22.5.84

Commencement Date:

22.5.84: subject to s. 3(2)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Planning (Brothels) Act 1984, No. 10094/1984 (as amended by No. 124/1986)

Assent Date:

22.5.84

Commencement Date:

S. 14 on 2.7.84: Government Gazette 30.5.84 p. 1674

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Penalties and Sentences (Amendment) Act 1984, No. 10152/1984

Assent Date:

20.11.84

Commencement Date:

S. 9 on 1.6.85: Government Gazette 22.5.85 p. 1667

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1985, No. 10233/1985

Assent Date:

10.12.85

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–3, 10 on 22.1.86: Government Gazette 22.1.86 p. 144; rest of Act on 24.3.86: Government Gazette 12.2.86 p. 382

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Registration of Births Deaths and Marriages (Amendment) Act 1985, No. 10244/1985

Assent Date:

10.12.85

Commencement Date:

31.10.86: Government Gazette 29.10.86 p. 4114

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Magistrates (Summary Proceedings) (Amendment) Act 1985, No. 10249/1985

Assent Date:

10.12.85

Commencement Date:

S. 13 on 5.3.86: Government Gazette 5.3.86 p. 581

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Penalties and Sentences Act 1985, No. 10260/1985

Assent Date:

10.12.85

Commencement Date:

S. 114(Sch. 4 items 4, 5) on 1.6.86: Government Gazette 30.4.86 p. 1116; Sch. 4 item 6 was never proclaimed, repealed by No. 49/1991 s. 118(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Courts Amendment Act 1986, No. 16/1986

Assent Date:

22.4.86

Commencement Date:

S. 30 on 1.7.86: Government Gazette 25.6.86 p. 2180

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1986, No. 37/1986 (as amended by No. 35/1990)

Assent Date:

20.5.86

Commencement Date:

1.7.86: Government Gazette 25.6.86 p. 2239

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1986, No. 101/1986

Assent Date:

16.12.86

Commencement Date:

1.8.87: Government Gazette 22.7.87 p. 1924

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Proceedings) Act 1986, No. 102/1986

Assent Date:

16.12.86

Commencement Date:

1.4.87: Government Gazette 11.3.87 p. 539

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Supreme Court Act 1986, No. 110/1986

Assent Date:

16.12.86

Commencement Date:

1.1.87: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Transport Accident Act 1986, No. 111/1986

Assent Date:

16.12.86

Commencement Date:

S. 180(2)(Sch. 2 item 5) on 1.2.87: Government Gazette 28.1.87 p. 180

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Corrections Act 1986, No. 117/1986

Assent Date:

23.12.86

Commencement Date:

S. 6(Sch. 1 item 2(4)(5)) on 6.5.87: Government Gazette 6.5.87 p. 1004; Sch. 1 item 1(8) on 1.3.88: Government Gazette 24.2.88 p. 363

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Prostitution Regulation Act 1986, No. 124/1986

Assent Date:

23.12.86

Commencement Date:

Ss 74(a)(b)(d)(e), 80 on 16.8.87: Government Gazette 12.8.87 p. 2175; s. 74(c) on 1.4.90: Government Gazette 28.3.90 p. 895

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Road Safety Act 1986, No. 127/1986

Assent Date:

23.12.86

Commencement Date:

S. 102 on 1.3.87: Government Gazette 25.2.87 p. 445; Sch. 4 items 5.1–5.5 on 1.7.87: Special Gazette (No. 27) 25.6.87 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Community Services Act 1987, No. 16/1987

Assent Date:

12.5.87

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–6, 9–13 on 22.2.89: Government Gazette 22.2.89 p. 386; Sch. 2 items 1–13 on 15.3.89: Government Gazette 15.3.89 p. 587; ss 7, 8 on 25.6.92: Government Gazette 24.6.92 p. 1532

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Family Violence) Act 1987, No. 19/1987

Assent Date:

12.5.87

Commencement Date:

1.12.87: Government Gazette 23.9.87 p. 2521

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1987, No. 70/1987

Assent Date:

24.11.87

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–3, 5–7 on 6.12.87: Government Gazette 2.12.87 p. 3309; s. 8 on 1.9.88: Government Gazette 31.8.88 p. 2598; s. 4 on 27.6.89: Special Gazette (No. 35) 27.6.89 p. 1

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Road Safety (Amendment) Act 1987, No. 78/1987

Assent Date:

24.11.87

Commencement Date:

S. 10 on 1.3.87: s. 2(2); rest of Act on 9.12.87: Government Gazette 9.12.87 p. 3328

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Computers) Act 1988, No. 36/1988

Assent Date:

24.5.88

Commencement Date:

1.6.88: Government Gazette 1.6.88 p. 1487

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Custody and Investigation) Act 1988, No. 37/1988 (as amended by No. 38/1988)

Assent Date:

24.5.88

Commencement Date:

15.3.89: Government Gazette 15.3.89 p. 589

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Fingerprinting) Act 1988, No. 38/1988 (as amended by No. 25/1989)

Assent Date:

24.5.88

Commencement Date:

Ss 4, 5 on 1.1.90: Government Gazette 20.12.89 p. 3290

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988, No. 40/1988

Assent Date:

24.5.88

Commencement Date:

S. 22 on 25.5.88: Government Gazette 25.5.88 p. 1458

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Local Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1989, No. 12/1989 (as amended by No. 13/1990)

Assent Date:

9.5.89

Commencement Date:

S. 4(1)(Sch. 2 item 20.1) on 1.11.89: Government Gazette 1.11.89 p. 2798

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

County Court (Amendment) Act 1989, No. 19/1989

Assent Date:

16.5.89

Commencement Date:

1.8.89: Government Gazette 26.7.89 p. 1858

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1989, No. 25/1989

Assent Date:

6.6.89

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–10, 15–20 on 25.6.89: Special Gazette (No. 34) 20.6.89 p. 1; ss 11–13 on 1.1.90: Government Gazette 20.12.89 p. 3290; s. 14 on 1.9.90: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Prescribed Weapons Act 1989, No. 39/1989

Assent Date:

6.6.89

Commencement Date:

1.9.89: Government Gazette 30.8.89 p. 2210

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Transport (Amendment) Act 1989, No. 44/1989

Assent Date:

6.6.89

Commencement Date:

S. 41(Sch. 2 item 7) on 1.7.89: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Magistrates' Court Act 1989, No. 51/1989

Assent Date:

14.6.89

Commencement Date:

S. 143 on 1.9.90: Government Gazette 25.7.90 p. 2216

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Children and Young Persons Act 1989, No. 56/1989

Assent Date:

14.6.89

Commencement Date:

S. 286(Sch. 2 items 7.1, 7.2, 7.5–7.9, 7.11, 7.12, 7.14, 7.15) on 31.1.91: Special Gazette (No. 9) 31.1.91 p. 2; Sch. 2 items 7.3, 7.4, 7.10, 7.13, 7.16 on 23.9.91: Government Gazette 28.8.91 p. 2368

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Magistrates' Court (Consequential Amendments) Act 1989, No. 57/1989 (as amended by No. 34/1990)

Assent Date:

14.6.89

Commencement Date:

S. 4(1)(a)–(e)(2) on 1.9.89: Government Gazette 30.8.89 p. 2210; rest of Act on 1.9.90: Government Gazette 25.7.90 p. 2217

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Blood Samples) Act 1989, No. 84/1989

Assent Date:

5.12.89

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–6, 9, 10 on 1.6.90: Government Gazette 30.5.90 p. 1662; s. 7 on 1.9.90: Government Gazette 25.7.90 p. 2217; s. 8 on 31.1.91: Special Gazette (No. 9) 31.1.91 p. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Control of Weapons Act 1990, No. 24/1990

Assent Date:

5.6.90

Commencement Date:

31.8.90: Government Gazette 29.8.90 p. 2616

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Courts (Amendment) Act 1990, No. 64/1990

Assent Date:

20.11.90

Commencement Date:

Ss 12, 20(Sch. item 3(a)(b)) on 1.1.91: Government Gazette 19.12.90 p. 3750

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Children and Young Persons (Amendment) Act 1990, No. 93/1990

Assent Date:

18.12.90

Commencement Date:

All of Act (except s. 8(2)) on 31.1.91: Special Gazette (No. 9) 31.1.91 p. 2; s. 8(2) on 30.9.92: Government Gazette 26.8.92 p. 2470

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Sexual Offences) Act 1991, No. 8/1991

Assent Date:

16.4.91

Commencement Date:

S. 22(1) on 16.4.91: s. 2(2); ss 3–6 on 5.8.91: Government Gazette 24.7.91 p. 2026

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1991, No. 23/1991

Assent Date:

31.5.91

Commencement Date:

31.5.91: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Sentencing Act 1991, No. 49/1991 (as amended by No. 81/1991)

Assent Date:

25.6.91

Commencement Date:

22.4.92: Government Gazette 15.4.92 p. 898

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Year and A Day Rule) Act 1991, No. 65/1991

Assent Date:

19.11.91

Commencement Date:

19.11.91: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Rape) Act 1991, No. 81/1991

Assent Date:

3.12.91

Commencement Date:

Ss 7, 8 on 16.4.91: s. 2(2); ss 1–4, 6, 9, 10 on 1.1.92: Government Gazette 18.12.91 p. 3486; s. 5 on 1.2.92: Government Gazette 22.1.92 p. 114

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Culpable Driving) Act 1992, No. 13/1992

Assent Date:

2.6.92

Commencement Date:

13.6.92: Government Gazette 10.6.92 p. 1418

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Evidence (Unsworn Evidence) Act 1993, No. 12/1993

Assent Date:

11.5.93

Commencement Date:

11.5.93: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (HIV) Act 1993, No. 19/1993

Assent Date:

25.5.93

Commencement Date:

25.5.93: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Sentencing (Amendment) Act 1993, No. 41/1993

Assent Date:

1.6.93

Commencement Date:

Ss 1, 2 on 1.6.93: s. 2(1); rest of Act (except ss 13, 15) on 15.8.93; ss 13, 15 on 1.11.93: Government Gazette 12.8.93 p. 2244

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Criminal Trials) Act 1993, No. 60/1993

Assent Date:

8.6.93

Commencement Date:

Ss 1–3 on 8.6.93: s. 2(1); s. 27 on 21.6.93: Special Gazette (No. 40) 17.6.93 p. 1; rest of Act (ss 4–26, 28) on 1.7.93: Government Gazette 1.7.93 p. 1735

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Transport (Amendment) Act 1993, No. 120/1993

Assent Date:

7.12.93

Commencement Date:

S. 79 on 7.12.93: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1993, No. 129/1993 (as amended by No. 33/1994)

Assent Date:

14.12.93

Commencement Date:

Pt 1 (ss 1–3) on 14.12.93: s. 2(1); s. 10 on 21.12.93: Special Gazette (No. 95) 21.12.93 p. 1; ss 4–9, 11 on 1.6.94: s. 2(3)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Medical Practice Act 1994, No. 23/1994

Assent Date:

17.5.94

Commencement Date:

Ss 1, 2 on 17.5.94: s. 2(1); rest of Act on 1.7.94: Government Gazette 23.6.94 p. 1672

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Public Prosecutions Act 1994, No. 43/1994

Assent Date:

7.6.94

Commencement Date:

S. 56(Sch. items 1.1–1.8) on 1.7.94: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1994, No. 95/1994

Assent Date:

13.12.94

Commencement Date:

Pt 1 (ss 1, 2) on 13.12.94: s. 2(1); ss 3–10 on 23.1.95: Government Gazette 19.1.95 p. 121; rest of Act on 13.6.95: s. 2(3)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Prostitution Control Act 1994, No. 102/1994

Assent Date:

13.12.94

Commencement Date:

Ss 1, 2 on 13.12.94: s. 2(1); rest of Act on 13.6.95: s. 2(3)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Constitution (Court of Appeal) Act 1994, No. 109/1994

Assent Date:

20.12.94

Commencement Date:

Pt 1 (ss 1, 2) on 20.12.94: s. 2(1); rest of Act on 7.6.95: Special Gazette (No. 41) 23.5.95 p. 1

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Legal Aid Commission (Amendment) Act 1995, No. 48/1995

Assent Date:

14.6.95

Commencement Date:

Pt 1 (ss 1–3) on 14.6.95: s. 2(1); rest of Act on 14.12.95: s. 2(3)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Enforcement) Act 1995, No. 90/1995

Assent Date:

5.12.95

Commencement Date:

Pt 1 (ss 1–5) on 5.12.95: s. 2(1); rest of Act on 1.1.96: Government Gazette 21.12.95 p. 3570

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1995, No. 98/1995

Assent Date:

5.12.95

Commencement Date:

S. 65(Sch. 1 item 3) on 1.7.96: Government Gazette 27.6.96 p. 1593

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Miscellaneous Acts (Omnibus Amendments) Act 1996, No. 22/1996

Assent Date:

2.7.96

Commencement Date:

Ss 5–8 on 2.7.96: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Legal Practice Act 1996, No. 35/1996

Assent Date:

6.11.96

Commencement Date:

S. 453(Sch. 1 items 16.1–16.20) on 1.1.97: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Corrections (Amendment) Act 1996, No. 45/1996

Assent Date:

26.11.96

Commencement Date:

S. 18(Sch. 2 items 6.1–6.6) on 6.2.97: Government Gazette 6.2.97 p. 257

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 1996, No. 46/1996

Assent Date:

26.11.96

Commencement Date:

26.11.96: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Firearms Act 1996, No. 66/1996 (as amended by Nos 26/1997, 74/2000)

Assent Date:

17.12.96

Commencement Date:

Ss 201(1)(2) on 29.4.97: Government Gazette 24.4.97 p. 921; s. 202 on 31.1.98: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Police and Corrections (Amendment) Act 1997, No. 26/1997

Assent Date:

20.5.97

Commencement Date:

Ss 51–53 on 22.5.97: Government Gazette 22.5.97 p. 1131

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Road Safety (Disclosure of Information) Act 1997, No. 30/1997

Assent Date:

27.5.97

Commencement Date:

S. 6 on 1.9.97: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 1997, No. 44/1997

Assent Date:

11.6.97

Commencement Date:

S. 3 on 19.6.97: Government Gazette 19.6.97 p. 1384

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing and Other Acts (Amendment) Act 1997, No. 48/1997

Assent Date:

11.6.97

Commencement Date:

Ss 54–58, 60–63, Sch. 1 on 1.9.97: s. 2(2), s. 59 on 20.11.97: Government Gazette 20.11.97 p. 3169

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997, No. 65/1997

Assent Date:

18.11.97

Commencement Date:

S. 82 on 18.4.98: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing (Amendment) Act 1997, No. 69/1997

Assent Date:

18.11.97

Commencement Date:

Pt 3 (ss 22–25) on 18.11.97: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1997, No. 81/1997

Assent Date:

2.12.97

Commencement Date:

Ss 4–8, 14, 15 on 1.1.98: s. 2(2); ss 16–31 on 1.7.98: s. 2(4)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Rail Corporations (Amendment) Act 1997, No. 104/1997

Assent Date:

16.12.97

Commencement Date:

S. 42 on 31.3.98: Special Gazette (No. 23) 31.3.98 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Confiscation Act 1997, No. 108/1997

Assent Date:

23.12.97

Commencement Date:

S. 151 on 1.7.98: Government Gazette 25.6.98 p. 1561

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Public Sector Reform (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1998, No. 46/1998 (as amended by No. 12/1999)

Assent Date:

26.5.98

Commencement Date:

S. 7(Sch. 1) on 1.7.98: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Tribunals and Licensing Authorities (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1998, No. 52/1998

Assent Date:

2.6.98

Commencement Date:

S. 311(Sch. 1 item 17) on 1.7.98: Government Gazette 18.6.98 p. 1512

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 1998, No. 65/1998

Assent Date:

4.11.98

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 4, 6 on 4.11.98: s. 2(1); s. 5 on 1.1.99: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes, Confiscation and Evidence Acts (Amendment) Act 1998, No. 80/1998

Assent Date:

13.11.98

Commencement Date:

Pt 2 (ss 3, 4) on 13.11.98: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Magistrates' Court (Amendment) Act 1999, No. 10/1999

Assent Date:

11.5.99

Commencement Date:

S. 31(5) on 11.5.99: s. 2(1); ss 8(5), 18(4), 20 on 1.7.99: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Dental Practice Act 1999, No. 26/1999

Assent Date:

1.6.99

Commencement Date:

S. 107(Sch. item 1) on 1.7.00: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Criminal Trials) Act 1999, No. 35/1999

Assent Date:

8.6.99

Commencement Date:

S. 34 on 1.9.99: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Juries Act 2000, No. 53/2000

Assent Date:

12.9.00

Commencement Date:

S. 94 on 1.8.01: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 2000, No. 67/2000

Assent Date:

21.11.00

Commencement Date:

22.11.00: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Statute Law Revision Act 2000, No. 74/2000

Assent Date:

21.11.00

Commencement Date:

S. 3(Sch. 1 item 30) on 22.11.00: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Questioning of Suspects) Act 2000, No. 86/2000

Assent Date:

5.12.00

Commencement Date:

6.12.00: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Magistrates' Court (Committal Proceedings) Act 2000, No. 92/2000

Assent Date:

5.12.00

Commencement Date:

Ss 11, 12 on 1.7.01: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Corrections (Custody) Act 2001, No. 45/2001

Assent Date:

27.6.01

Commencement Date:

S. 40 on 1.3.02: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Validation of Orders) Act 2001, No. 58/2001

Assent Date:

16.10.01

Commencement Date:

17.10.01: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances (Amendment) Act 2001, No. 61/2001

Assent Date:

23.10.01

Commencement Date:

S. 16(1) on 1.1.02: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Enforcement) (Amendment) Act 2001, No. 69/2001

Assent Date:

7.11.01

Commencement Date:

S. 20 on 8.11.01: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing (Emergency Service Costs) Act 2001, No. 80/2001

Assent Date:

4.12.01

Commencement Date:

S. 7 on 5.12.01: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Statute Law (Further Revision) Act 2002, No. 11/2002

Assent Date:

23.4.02

Commencement Date:

S. 3(Sch. 1 item 13) on 24.4.02: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (DNA Database) Act 2002, No. 16/2002

Assent Date:

21.5.02

Commencement Date:

S. 18(2) on 1.1.02: s. 2(2); ss 1–18(1), 19 on 22.5.02: s. 2(1)

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Criminal Justice Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2002, No. 35/2002

Assent Date:

18.6.02

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–5, 28(Sch. item 3) on 19.6.02: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Property Damage and Computer Offences) Act 2003, No. 10/2003

Assent Date:

6.5.03

Commencement Date:

Ss 4–9 on 7.5.03: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Australian Crime Commission (State Provisions) Act 2003, No. 52/2003

Assent Date:

16.6.03

Commencement Date:

S. 52(Sch. 1 item 2) on 17.6.03: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Confiscation (Amendment) Act 2003, No. 63/2003

Assent Date:

30.9.03

Commencement Date:

S. 43, 44 on 1.12.03: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2003, No. 80/2003

Assent Date:

11.11.03

Commencement Date:

S. 185 on 1.7.05: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Money Laundering) Act 2003, No. 104/2003

Assent Date:

9.12.03

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 4 on 1.1.04: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Stalking) Act 2003, No. 105/2003

Assent Date:

9.12.03

Commencement Date:

10.12.03: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Justice Legislation (Sexual Offences and Bail) Act 2004, No. 20/2004

Assent Date:

18.5.04

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–7 on 19.5.04: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Amendment) Act 2004, No. 41/2004

Assent Date:

16.6.04

Commencement Date:

17.6.04: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004, No. 56/2004

Assent Date:

21.9.04

Commencement Date:

S. 79 on 1.10.04: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Dangerous Driving) Act 2004, No. 59/2004

Assent Date:

12.10.04

Commencement Date:

13.10.04: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Sentencing (Superannuation Orders) Act 2004, No. 65/2004

Assent Date:

12.10.04

Commencement Date:

S. 4(1) on 13.10.04: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Children and Young Persons (Age Jurisdiction) Act 2004, No. 72/2004

Assent Date:

9.11.04

Commencement Date:

Ss 24–33 on 1.7.05: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Public Administration Act 2004, No. 108/2004

Assent Date:

21.12.04

Commencement Date:

S. 117(1)(Sch. 3 item 48) on 5.4.05: Government Gazette 31.3.05 p. 602

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Enforcement) (Amendment) Act 2005, No. 6/2005

Assent Date:

27.4.05

Commencement Date:

S. 12 on 28.4.05: s. 2; s. 13(1)–(3) on 26.5.05: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Statute Law Revision Act 2005, No. 10/2005

Assent Date:

27.4.05

Commencement Date:

S. 4(Sch. 2 item 1) on 28.4.05: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Legal Profession (Consequential Amendments) Act 2005, No. 18/2005

Assent Date:

24.5.05

Commencement Date:

S. 18(Sch. 1 item 27) on 12.12.05: Government Gazette 1.12.05 p. 2781

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Vagrancy (Repeal) and Summary Offences (Amendment) Act 2005, No. 56/2005

Assent Date:

13.9.05

Commencement Date:

Ss 6, 7 on 14.9.05: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Contamination of Goods) Act 2005, No. 66/2005

Assent Date:

11.10.05

Commencement Date:

12.10.05: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Crimes (Homicide) Act 2005, No. 77/2005

Assent Date:

22.11.05

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–7, 8(3), 9 on 23.11.05: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Road Safety and Other Acts (Vehicle Impoundment and Other Amendments) Act 2005, No. 93/2005

Assent Date:

29.11.05

Commencement Date:

S. 9 on 1.7.06: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Health Professions Registration Act 2005, No. 97/2005

Assent Date:

7.12.05

Commencement Date:

S. 182(Sch. 4 item 14) on 1.7.07: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Sexual Offences) Act 2006, No. 2/2006 (as amended by No. 76/2006)

Assent Date:

7.3.06

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–19B, 42 on 1.12.06: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Document Destruction) Act 2006, No. 6/2006

Assent Date:

4.4.06

Commencement Date:

S. 3 on 1.9.06: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2006, No. 14/2006

Assent Date:

11.4.06

Commencement Date:

Ss 13–15 on 12.4.06: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Disability Act 2006, No. 23/2006

Assent Date:

16.5.06

Commencement Date:

S. 236 on 1.7.07: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation (Further Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2006, No. 27/2006

Assent Date:

6.6.06

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–18 on 30.6.06: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Children, Youth and Families (Consequential and Other Amendments) Act 2006, No. 48/2006

Assent Date:

15.8.06

Commencement Date:

S. 42(Sch. item 9) on 23.4.07: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Courts Legislation (Jurisdiction) Act 2006, No. 50/2006

Assent Date:

15.8.06

Commencement Date:

Ss 7, 9, 11 on 16.8.06: s. 2(1); s. 10 on 1.11.06: Government Gazette 5.10.06 p. 2100; ss 6, 8, 12 on 1.7.07: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes (Sexual Offences) (Further Amendment) Act 2006, No. 76/2006

Assent Date:

10.10.06

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 4 on 1.12.06: s. 2(4)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (DNA Database) Act 2007, No. 32/2007

Assent Date:

24.7.07

Commencement Date:

25.7.07: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Firearms Amendment Act 2007, No. 50/2007

Assent Date:

17.10.07

Commencement Date:

S. 57 on 30.6.08: Government Gazette 26.6.08 p. 1388

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Rape) Act 2007, No. 57/2007

Assent Date:

27.11.07

Commencement Date:

Ss 8, 9 on 28.11.07: s. 2(2); ss 3–7 on 1.1.08: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Child Homicide) Act 2008, No. 7/2008

Assent Date:

18.3.08

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–6, 7(3) on 19.3.08: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Criminal Procedure Legislation Amendment Act 2008, No. 8/2008

Assent Date:

18.3.08

Commencement Date:

S. 22(1) on 23.4.07: s. 2(2); s. 13 on 1.7.08: s. 2(5)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Infringements and Other Acts Amendment Act 2008, No. 9/2008

Assent Date:

18.3.08

Commencement Date:

S. 10 on 1.7.08: Special Gazette (No. 172) 27.6.08 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Relationships Act 2008, No. 12/2008

Assent Date:

15.4.08

Commencement Date:

S. 73(1)(Sch. 1 item 16) on 1.12.08: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Sex Offences Procedure) Act 2008, No. 18/2008

Assent Date:

13.5.08

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–5 on 1.7.08: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Courts Legislation Amendment (Associate Judges) Act 2008, No. 24/2008

Assent Date:

3.6.08

Commencement Date:

S. 77 on 17.12.08: Special Gazette (No. 377) 16.12.08 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Police Integrity Act 2008, No. 34/2008

Assent Date:

1.7.08

Commencement Date:

S. 143(Sch. 2 item 3) on 5.12.08: Special Gazette (No. 340) 4.12.08 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, No. 46/2008

Assent Date:

2.9.08

Commencement Date:

S. 272 on 1.1.10: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Family Violence Protection Act 2008, No. 52/2008

Assent Date:

23.9.08

Commencement Date:

S. 242 on 8.12.08: Special Gazette (No. 339) 4.12.08 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Abortion Law Reform Act 2008, No. 58/2008

Assent Date:

22.10.08

Commencement Date:

Ss 9–11 on 23.10.08: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Stalking Intervention Orders Act 2008, No. 68/2008

Assent Date:

18.11.08

Commencement Date:

S. 69 on 8.12.08: Special Gazette (No. 339) 4.12.08 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Courts Legislation Amendment (Costs Court and Other Matters) Act 2008, No. 78/2008

Assent Date:

11.12.08

Commencement Date:

S. 25 on 31.12.09: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Food and Drink Spiking) Act 2009, No. 1/2009

Assent Date:

10.2.09

Commencement Date:

S. 3 on 11.2.09: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Relationships Amendment (Caring Relationships) Act 2009, No. 4/2009

Assent Date:

10.2.09

Commencement Date:

S. 37(Sch. 1 item 9) on 1.12.09: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Criminal Procedure Act 2009, No. 7/2009 (as amended by No. 68/2009)

Assent Date:

10.3.09

Commencement Date:

S. 422 on 1.1.10: Government Gazette 10.12.09 p. 3215

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Identity Crime) Act 2009, No. 22/2009

Assent Date:

17.6.09

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 4 on 16.7.09: Government Gazette 16.7.09 p. 1884

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2009, No. 25/2009

Assent Date:

17.6.09

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–5 on 3.9.09: Government Gazette 3.9.09 p. 2331

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009, No. 68/2009 (as amended by No. 29/2011)

Assent Date:

24.11.09

Commencement Date:

S. 97(Sch. item 40) on 1.1.10: Government Gazette 10.12.09 p. 3215

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Statute Law Amendment (Evidence Consequential Provisions) Act 2009, No. 69/2009

Assent Date:

24.11.09

Commencement Date:

Ss 37–51 on 1.1.10: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Act 2009, No. 87/2009 (as amended by No. 30/2010)

Assent Date:

15.12.09

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–5 on 1.11.10: s. 2(5)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Transport Legislation Amendment (Hoon Boating and Other Amendments) Act 2009, No. 93/2009

Assent Date:

15.12.09

Commencement Date:

Ss 44–46 on 17.12.09: Government Gazette 17.12.09 p. 3339

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2010, No. 7/2010

Assent Date:

16.3.10

Commencement Date:

S. 3 on 17.3.10: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Statute Law Amendment (National Health Practitioner Regulation) Act 2010, No. 13/2010

Assent Date:

30.3.10

Commencement Date:

S. 51(Sch. item 17) on 1.7.10: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Supported Residential Services (Private Proprietors) Act 2010, No. 49/2010

Assent Date:

24.8.10

Commencement Date:

Ss 227, 228 on 1.7.12: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Personal Safety Intervention Orders Act 2010, No. 53/2010

Assent Date:

7.9.10

Commencement Date:

S. 221(Sch. item 4) on 5.9.11: Special Gazette (No. 271) 23.8.11 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Consumer Affairs Legislation Amendment (Reform) Act 2010, No. 63/2010

Assent Date:

28.9.10

Commencement Date:

S. 81(Sch. item 4) on 1.11.10: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Further Amendment Act 2010, No. 64/2010

Assent Date:

28.9.10

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–6 on 1.11.10: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Marine Safety Act 2010, No. 65/2010

Assent Date:

28.9.10

Commencement Date:

S. 420(Sch. 3 item 3) on 1.7.12: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Bullying) Act 2011, No. 20/2011

Assent Date:

7.6.11

Commencement Date:

S. 5(2) on 12.12.07: s. 2(2); ss 3–5(1) on 8.6.11: s. 2(4)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Infringement Offences) Act 2011, No. 27/2011 (as amended by No. 26/2012)

Assent Date:

21.6.11

Commencement Date:

S. 5 on 1.7.14: s. 2(5)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Protective Services Officers) Act 2011, No. 43/2011

Assent Date:

6.9.11

Commencement Date:

Ss 14–17 on 28.11.11: Special Gazette (No. 379) 22.11.11 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes and Domestic Animals Acts Amendment (Offences and Penalties) Act 2011, No. 55/2011

Assent Date:

2.11.11

Commencement Date:

S. 3 on 3.11.11: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Children's Services Amendment Act 2011, No. 80/2011

Assent Date:

21.12.11

Commencement Date:

S. 79(Sch. item 3) on 1.1.12: Special Gazette (No. 423) 21.12.11 p. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Statute Law Revision Act 2012, No. 43/2012

Assent Date:

27.6.12

Commencement Date:

S. 3(Sch. item 11) on 28.6.12: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Criminal Procedure Amendment Act 2012, No. 48/2012

Assent Date:

4.9.12

Commencement Date:

S. 47 on 5.9.12: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Integrity and Accountability Legislation Amendment Act 2012, No. 82/2012

Assent Date:

18.12.12

Commencement Date:

S. 159 on 10.2.13: Special Gazette (No. 32) 6.2.13 p. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Matters) Act 2012, No. 83/2012

Assent Date:

18.12.12

Commencement Date:

S. 32 on 20.12.12: Special Gazette (No. 444) 19.12.12 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Gross Violence Offences) Act 2013, No. 6/2013

Assent Date:

26.2.13

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–7 on 1.7.13: Special Gazette (No. 180) 21.5.13 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Integrity in Sports) Act 2013, No. 20/2013

Assent Date:

23.4.13

Commencement Date:

24.4.13: s. 2

Current State:

All of Act in operation

Succession to the Crown (Request) Act 2013, No. 60/2013

Assent Date:

22.10.13

Commencement Date:

S. 6(Sch. 2 item 1) on 26.3.15: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Statute Law Revision Act 2013, No. 70/2013

Assent Date:

19.11.13

Commencement Date:

S. 5(Sch. 3 item 1) on 1.12.13: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Investigation Powers) Act 2013, No. 72/2013

Assent Date:

3.12.13

Commencement Date:

Ss 3−18 on 1.7.14: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2013, No. 77/2013

Assent Date:

17.12.13

Commencement Date:

Ss 15, 16 on 18.12.13: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Grooming) Act 2014, No. 7/2014

Assent Date:

25.2.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 4 on 9.4.14: Special Gazette (No. 112) 8.4.14 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Domestic Animals Amendment Act 2014, No. 8/2014

Assent Date:

25.2.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 32–35 on 1.7.14: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014, No. 17/2014

Assent Date:

25.3.14

Commencement Date:

S. 160(Sch. 2 item 28) on 1.7.15: Special Gazette (No. 151) 16.6.15 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Discovery, Disclosure and Other Matters) Act 2014, No. 25/2014

Assent Date:

8.4.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 14, 15 on 9.4.14: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Mental Health Act 2014, No. 26/2014

Assent Date:

8.4.14

Commencement Date:

S. 455(Sch. item 7) on 1.7.14: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Protection of Children) Act 2014, No. 36/2014

Assent Date:

3.6.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 4, 5 on 27.10.14: Special Gazette (No. 350) 7.10.14 p. 1; s. 7(1)(2)(3) on 27.10.14: s. 2(2); s. 8 on 27.10.14: s. 2(3); s. 3 on 1.7.15: s. 2(5)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Victoria Police Amendment (Consequential and Other Matters) Act 2014, No. 37/2014

Assent Date:

3.6.14

Commencement Date:

S. 10(Sch. item 36) on 1.7.14: Special Gazette (No. 200) 24.6.14 p. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing Amendment (Baseline Sentences) Act 2014, No. 52/2014

Assent Date:

12.8.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 11–16 on 2.11.14: Special Gazette (No. 350) 7.10.14 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Powers of Attorney Act 2014, No. 57/2014

Assent Date:

26.8.14

Commencement Date:

S. 149 on 1.9.15: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, No. 60/2014

Assent Date:

2.9.14

Commencement Date:

S. 140(Sch. 3 item 8) on 17.9.14: Special Gazette (No. 317) 16.9.14 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Abolition of Defensive Homicide) Act 2014, No. 63/2014

Assent Date:

9.9.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 4, 6, 7(3)–(7), 8 on 1.11.14: Special Gazette (No. 350) 7.10.14 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing Amendment (Emergency Workers) Act 2014, No. 69/2014 (as amended by No. 72/2014)

Assent Date:

23.9.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 8, 11–13 on 2.11.14: Special Gazette (No. 330) 23.9.14 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing Amendment (Coward's Punch Manslaughter and Other Matters) Act 2014, No. 72/2014

Assent Date:

30.9.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–5 on 1.11.14: s. 2(4)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences and Other Matters) Act 2014, No. 74/2014 (as amended by No. 14/2015 s. 69(2))

Assent Date:

21.10.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 5, 6 on 22.10.14: s. 2(1); ss 8, 9 on 3.11.14: Special Gazette (No. 400) 29.10.14 p. 1; ss 3, 4, 7 on 1.7.15: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Confiscation and Other Matters) Act 2014, No. 79/2014

Assent Date:

21.10.14

Commencement Date:

Ss 69, 70 on 22.10.14: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Jury Directions Act 2015, No. 14/2015

Assent Date:

12.5.15

Commencement Date:

Ss 69(7)(8), 79 on 29.6.15: s. 2(4)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Repeal of Section 19A) Act 2015, No. 17/2015

Assent Date:

2.6.15

Commencement Date:

S. 3 on 3.6.15: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2015, No. 20/2015

Assent Date:

16.6.15

Commencement Date:

Ss 21–24, 49 on 17.6.15: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Child Pornography and Other Matters) Act 2015, No. 42/2015

Assent Date:

22.9.15

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–11 on 1.12.15: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Firearms Amendment (Trafficking and Other Measures) Act 2015, No. 44/2015

Assent Date:

22.9.15

Commencement Date:

S. 9 on 1.12.15: Special Gazette (No. 349) 18.11.15 p. 1.

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Police Custody Officers) Act 2015, No. 59/2015

Assent Date:

18.11.15

Commencement Date:

Ss 25–27 on 19.11.15: s. 2

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Bail Amendment Act 2016, No. 1/2016

Assent Date:

16.2.16

Commencement Date:

S. 22(1) on 2.5.16: Special Gazette (No. 103) 19.4.16 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Access to Medicinal Cannabis Act 2016, No. 20/2016

Assent Date:

26.4.16

Commencement Date:

Ss 143–145 on 14.9.16: Special Gazette (No. 284) 13.9.16 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Health Complaints Act 2016, No. 22/2016

Assent Date:

3.5.16

Commencement Date:

Ss 167, 168 on 1.2.17: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2016, No. 28/2016

Assent Date:

31.5.16

Commencement Date:

S. 13 on 1.6.16: s. 2(1); ss 6, 7 on 3.10.16: Special Gazette (No. 296) 27.9.16 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Witness Protection Amendment Act 2016, No. 34/2016

Assent Date:

15.6.16

Commencement Date:

S. 40 on 5.10.16: Special Gazette (No. 289) 20.9.16 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Act 2016, No. 47/2016

Assent Date:

6.9.16

Commencement Date:

Ss 3–23 on 1.7.17: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Amendment (Carjacking and Home Invasion) Act 2016, No. 50/2016

Assent Date:

18.10.16

Commencement Date:

Ss 3, 4 on 7.12.16: Special Gazette (No. 375) 6.12.16 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Police and Justice Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2016, No. 54/2016

Assent Date:

18.10.16

Commencement Date:

Ss 27–30 on 19.10.16: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing (Community Correction Order) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2016, No. 65/2016

Assent Date:

15.11.16

Commencement Date:

Ss 20, 25 on 20.3.17: Special Gazette (No. 17) 31.1.17 p. 1; s. 24 on 1.7.17: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 2017, No. 6/2017

Assent Date:

15.3.17

Commencement Date:

Ss 13, 14 on 1.4.17: s. 2(2)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Family Violence Protection Amendment Act 2017, No. 19/2017

Assent Date:

16.5.17

Commencement Date:

Ss 54, 55 on 16.11.17: Special Gazette (No. 388) 15.11.17 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Freedom of Information Amendment (Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner) Act 2017, No. 20/2017

Assent Date:

16.5.17

Commencement Date:

S. 134(Sch. 1 item 5) on 1.9.17: s. 2(3)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Public Order) Act 2017, No. 32/2017

Assent Date:

15.8.17

Commencement Date:

Ss 8, 10 on 13.9.17: Special Gazette (No. 303) 12.9.17 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing Amendment (Sentencing Standards) Act 2017, No. 34/2017

Assent Date:

15.8.17

Commencement Date:

Ss 12–14 on 29.11.17: Special Gazette (No. 406) 28.11.17 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Court Security, Juries and Other Matters) Act 2017, No. 38/2017

Assent Date:

29.8.17

Commencement Date:

S. 81 on 30.8.17: s. 2(1)

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Act 2017, No. 43/2017

Assent Date:

26.9.17

Commencement Date:

S. 64(5) on 30.11.17: Special Gazette (No. 406) 28.11.17 p. 1

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

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Criminal Appeal Rules 1965, S.R. No. 144/1965 (as amended by S.R. No. 75/1987)

Date of Making:

6.7.65

Date of Commencement:

1.2.66: reg. 1(1)

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    3     Amendments Not in Operation

This publication does not include amendments made to the Crimes Act 1958 by the following Act/s.

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Crimes (Controlled Operations) Act 2004, No. 16/2004

Assent Date:

18.5.04

Commencement Date:

S. 52 not yet proclaimed

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sex Offenders Registration Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2017, No. 25/2017

Assent Date:

20.6.17

Commencement Date:

Ss 50–55 not yet proclaimed

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Bail Amendment (Stage One) Act 2017, No. 26/2017

Assent Date:

27.6.17

Commencement Date:

S. 21 not yet proclaimed

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Sentencing Amendment (Sentencing Standards) Act 2017, No. 34/2017

Assent Date:

15.8.17

Commencement Date:

Ss 24–35 not yet proclaimed

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Act 2017, No. 43/2017

Assent Date:

26.9.17

Commencement Date:

S. 4 on 26.2.18: Special Gazette (No. 406) 28.11.17 p. 1; s. 48 not yet proclaimed

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

Justice Legislation Amendment (Protective Services Officers and Other Matters) Act 2017, No. 45/2017

Assent Date:

26.9.17

Commencement Date:

Ss 15, 52 not yet proclaimed

Current State:

This information relates only to the provision/s amending the Crimes Act 1958

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

At the date of this publication, the following provisions amending the Crimes Act 1958 were Not in Operation:

Amending Act/s:

Crimes (Controlled Operations) Act 2004, No. 16/2004

        52     Crimes Act 1958

Sections 68(2), 194(5) and 195A(5) of the Crimes Act 1958 are repealed.

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Sex Offenders Registration Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2017, No. 25/2017

        50     Definitions

In section 464(2) of the Crimes Act 1958, in paragraph (a) of the definition of related material and information, for "or 464ZFAAA" substitute ", 464ZFAAA or 464ZFAB".

        51     Execution of authorisation or order

    (1)     In the heading to section 464ZA of the Crimes Act 1958, for "authorisation or order" substitute "authorisation, direction or order".

    (2)     In section 464ZA(1) of the Crimes Act 1958

        (a)     in paragraph (c), for "procedure—" substitute "procedure; or";

        (b)     after paragraph (c) insert

    "(d)     a police officer directs a person under section 464ZFAB to undergo a forensic procedure—".

    (3)     In section 464ZA(6) of the Crimes Act 1958, after "464ZFAAA" insert "or a direction under section 464ZFAB".

        52     New section 464ZFAB inserted

After section 464ZFAA of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

        "464ZFAB     Forensic procedure for registrable offenders under the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004

    (1)     In this section—

"registrable offender" has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004.

    (2)     A police officer may, at any time, direct a person to undergo a forensic procedure for the taking of a sample from any part of the body if, at the time that the direction is given—

        (a)     the person is a registrable offender; and

        (b)     the Chief Commissioner of Police does not have a forensic sample from the person.

    (3)     A senior police officer may serve, or may cause to be served, a notice on a person referred to in subsection (2) directing the person to attend at a police station specified in the notice within 28 days after service of the notice to undergo a forensic procedure.

    (4)     A notice under subsection (3) must—

        (a)     state that if the person fails to comply with the notice, an application for a warrant to arrest the person may be made without further notice to the person; and

        (b)     state that the person may wish to seek legal advice as to the effect of the notice; and

        (c)     state the name, rank and telephone number of the senior police officer serving the notice or causing the notice to be served; and

        (d)     contain the prescribed information, if any.

    (5)     A notice under subsection (3) must be served by delivering a true copy of the notice to the person personally.

    (6)     Section 464ZFAA(6), (7) and (8) apply to a notice served under subsection (3) as if it were a notice served under that section.

    (7)     If a forensic procedure is conducted on a person under this section, the sample taken and any related material and information may be retained indefinitely.

    (8)     Subsection (7) does not apply if, on appeal against conviction, the finding of guilt of the registrable offender in respect of an offence is quashed or set aside and, but for that offence, the person would not be a registrable offender.".

        53     Section 464ZFAB amended

    (1)     In section 464ZFAB(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert the following definition—

""initial period" means the period of 3 years commencing on the day on which section 52 of the Sex Offenders Registration Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2017 comes into operation;".

    (2)     After section 464ZFAB(8) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(9)     Subject to subsection (10), a police officer may give a direction under subsection (2) to a registrable offender whose reporting obligations under the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004

        (a)     have been suspended under Division 6 of Part 3 of that Act; or

        (b)     have been suspended under section 32(1)(b) of that Act; or

        (c)     have expired under section 34(1) of that Act—

only if a notice under subsection (3) has been served on the registrable offender.

    (10)     A registrable offender referred to in subsection (9) may refuse to undergo a forensic procedure and to attend at a police station in compliance with a notice under subsection (3) if the registrable offender demonstrates to the reasonable satisfaction of the senior police officer referred to in subsection (3)—

        (a)     if the registrable offender was a registrable offender on the commencement of the initial period, that the registrable offender has been resident in Victoria for not less than 2 years and 6 months in aggregate during the initial period; or

        (b)     that the registrable offender has been resident in Victoria for a continuous period of 12 months at any time after the expiry of the initial period and was a registrable offender during the whole of that period of 12 months.

    (11)     A person serving a notice under subsection (3) on a registrable offender referred to in subsection (9) must inform the registrable offender, in a manner likely to be understood by the offender, of the following matters—

        (a)     that the offender may refuse to comply with the notice;

        (b)     the grounds on which the offender may refuse to comply; and

        (c)     that the offender may wish to seek legal advice as to the effect of the notice.

    (12)     A senior police officer referred to in subsection (10) must take into account any information provided by the registrable offender.

    (13)     Before a registrable offender referred to in subsection (9) undergoes a forensic procedure, a police officer must, in a manner likely to be understood by the offender—

        (a)     inform the offender of the grounds on which the offender may refuse to undergo the forensic procedure; and

        (b)     ask the offender whether the offender wishes to refuse.

    (14)     If a registrable offender does not have a knowledge of the English language that is sufficient to enable the person to understand the matters referred to in subsection (11) or (13), the person informing the offender must arrange for the presence of a competent interpreter and defer the giving of the information until the interpreter is present.".

        54     Destruction of information following finding of guilt etc.

After section 464ZFC(1)(aa) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(ab)     the finding of guilt of a registrable offender within the meaning of section 3(1) of the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 is quashed or set aside on appeal and, but for that offence, the person would not be a registrable offender; or".

        55     Victorian DNA database

In section 464ZFD(1) of the Crimes Act 1958, for "or 464ZFAAA" substitute ", 464ZFAAA or 464ZFAB".

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Bail Amendment (Stage One) Act 2017, No. 26/2017

        21     Crimes Act 1958

At the foot of section 464A(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

"Note

Section 10 of the Bail Act 1977 applies at the expiration of the reasonable time referred to in subsection (1).".

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Sentencing Amendment (Sentencing Standards) Act 2017, No. 34/2017

        24     Definition inserted

In section 2A(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert the following definition—

""standard sentence", in relation to an offence, has the same meaning as in the Sentencing Act 1991.".

        25     Standard sentence for murder

    (1)     The note at the foot of section 3(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 is repealed.

    (2)     After section 3(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(2)     The standard sentence for murder is—

        (a)     30 years if the court, in determining sentence, is satisfied that the prosecution has proved beyond reasonable doubt that—

              (i)     the person murdered was a custodial officer on duty or an emergency worker on duty; and

              (ii)     at the time of carrying out the conduct the accused knew or was reckless as to whether that person was a custodial officer or an emergency worker; and

        (b)     in any other case, 25 years.

Notes

1     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.

2     Murder is a category 1 offence under the Sentencing Act 1991. See section 5(2G) of that Act for the requirement to impose a custodial order for this offence.

    (3)     In subsection (2)(a) "custodial officer on duty", "custodial officer", emergency worker on duty and emergency worker have the same meanings as in section 10AA of the Sentencing Act 1991.".

        26     Standard sentence for rape

    (1)     The note at the foot of section 38(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 is repealed.

    (2)     After section 38(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(3)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 10 years.".

    (3)     For the note at the foot of section 38 of the Crimes Act 1958 substitute

"Notes

1         An exception applies to this offence—see section 48A.

2         See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.

3         An offence against subsection (1) is a category 1 offence under the Sentencing Act 1991. See section 5(2G) of that Act for the requirement to impose a custodial order for this offence.".

        27     Standard sentence for sexual penetration of a child under the age of 12

    (1)     After section 49A(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(3)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 10 years.".

    (2)     For note 3 at the foot of section 49A of the Crimes Act 1958 substitute

"3     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.

4     An offence against subsection (1) is a category 1 offence under the Sentencing Act 1991. See section 5(2G) of that Act for the requirement to impose a custodial order for this offence.".

        28     Standard sentence for sexual penetration of a child under the age of 16

    (1)     After section 49B(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(3)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 6 years.".

    (2)     After note 2 at the foot of section 49B of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

"3     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.".

        29     Standard sentence for sexual assault of a child under the age of 16

    (1)     After section 49D(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(2A)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 4 years.".

    (2)     After note 3 at the foot of section 49D of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

"4     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.".

        30     Standard sentence for sexual activity in the presence of a child under the age of 16

    (1)     After section 49F(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(2A)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 4 years.".

    (2)     After note 3 at the foot of section 49F of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

"4     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.".

        31     Standard sentence for causing a child under the age of 16 to be present during sexual activity

    (1)     After section 49H(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(2A)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 4 years.".

    (2)     After note 3 at the foot of section 49H of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

"4     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.".

        32     Standard sentence for persistent sexual abuse of a child under the age of 16

    (1)     After section 49J(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(2A)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 10 years.".

    (2)     For the note at the foot of section 49J of the Crimes Act 1958 substitute

"Notes

1         See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.

2         An offence against subsection (1) is a category 1 offence under the Sentencing Act 1991. See section 5(2G) of that Act for the requirement to impose a custodial order for this offence.".

        33     Standard sentence for sexual penetration of a child or lineal descendant

    (1)     After section 50C(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(3)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 10 years if B is, at the time of the offence, under the age of 18 years.".

    (2)     For note 4 at the foot of section 50C of the Crimes Act 1958 substitute

"4     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.

5     An offence against subsection (1) is a category 1 offence under the Sentencing Act 1991 if B is, at the time of the offence, under the age of 18 years. See section 5(2G) of that Act for the requirement to impose a custodial order for this offence.".

        34     Standard sentence for sexual penetration of a step‑child

    (1)     After section 50D(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(3)     The standard sentence for an offence against subsection (1) is 10 years if B is, at the time of the offence, under the age of 18 years.".

    (2)     For note 4 at the foot of section 50D of the Crimes Act 1958 substitute

"4     See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.

5     An offence against subsection (1) is a category 1 offence under the Sentencing Act 1991 if B is, at the time of the offence, under the age of 18 years. See section 5(2G) of that Act for the requirement to impose a custodial order for this offence.".

        35     Standard sentence for culpable driving causing death

After section 318(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(1A)     The standard sentence for an offence under subsection (1) is 8 years.

Note

See sections 5A and 5B of the Sentencing Act 1991 as to standard sentences.".

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Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Act 2017, No. 43/2017

        4     New Division 11A of Part I inserted

After Division 11 of Part I of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

"Division 11A—Recruiting a child to engage in criminal activity

        321LA     Definitions

In this Division—

"child "means a person aged under 18 years;

"criminal activity" means conduct that constitutes an offence punishable on first conviction with imprisonment for life or for a term of 5 years or more;

"recruit" means incite, direct or induce.

        321LB     Recruiting a child to engage in criminal activity

    (1)     An adult aged 21 years or more must not recruit another person to engage in criminal activity, knowing that the other person is a child.

Penalty:     Level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum).

    (2)     For an adult to be guilty of an offence under subsection (1), the adult must know that it is likely the child will engage in the criminal activity that is the subject of the recruiting.

    (3)     For the purposes of subsection (1), the ages of the adult and the child are to be ascertained at the time of the recruitment.

        321LC     Child need not engage in conduct or be prosecuted or found guilty of an offence

A person may be found guilty of the offence referred to in section 321LB(1) whether or not the child referred to in that section—

        (a)     engages in criminal activity; or

        (b)     is prosecuted for, or is found guilty of, any offence.

        321LD     Limitation on prosecution

A person is not liable to be convicted in respect of the same conduct of both—

        (a)     an offence under section 321LB(1); and

        (b)     an offence under section 321G(1).".

        48     Assaults

    (1)     In section 31(1)(b) of the Crimes Act 1958

        (a)     after "duty" insert "or a youth justice custodial worker on duty,";

        (b)     after "was an emergency worker" insert "or a youth justice custodial worker".

    (2)     In section 31(1)(ba) of the Crimes Act 1958

        (a)     after "duty" insert "or a youth justice custodial worker on duty,";

        (b)     after "was assisting an emergency worker" insert "or a youth justice custodial worker".

    (3)     In section 31(2A) of the Crimes Act 1958, in the definition of emergency worker on duty "and "emergency worker, for "emergency worker on duty and emergency worker" substitute ""emergency worker on duty", emergency worker, youth justice custodial worker on duty and youth justice custodial worker".

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Justice Legislation Amendment (Protective Services Officers and Other Matters) Act 2017, No. 45/2017

        15     Requirement to give name and address

    (1)     In section 456AA(1) of the Crimes Act 1958

        (a)     after "a police officer" insert "or a protective services officer on duty at a designated place";

        (b)     after "the police officer" insert "or the protective services officer".

    (2)     In section 456AA(2) of the Crimes Act 1958, after "police officer" insert "or a protective services officer".

    (3)     In section 456AA(3) of the Crimes Act 1958, after "police officer" insert "or a protective services officer".

    (4)     In section 456AA(4) of the Crimes Act 1958

        (a)     after "police officer" insert "or a protective services officer";

        (b)     for "member" substitute "officer".

    (5)     In section 456AA(5) of the Crimes Act 1958, after "police officer" insert "or a protective services officer".

    (6)     In section 456AA(5)(c) of the Crimes Act 1958, after "police officer's" insert "or the protective services officer's".

    (7)     After section 456AA(5) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(6)     A protective services officer may only exercise the power under this section in relation to a person who is at, or in the vicinity of, a designated place.

    (7)     In this section—

"designated place" has the same meaning as in the Victoria Police Act 2013.".

        52     Crimes Act 1958

After section 459(2) of the Crimes Act 1958 insert

    "(2A)     A protective services officer may only exercise the power to apprehend without warrant under this section in relation to a person who is at, or in the vicinity of, a designated place.".

    4     Explanatory details


[1] Pt 1 Div. 1 Subdiv. (3):

Pt 1 Div. 1 Subdiv. (3) (Heading) repealed by No. 25/1989 s. 20(b).

Ss 11–13 amended by No. 9576 s. 11(1), repealed by No. 10233 s. 8(1).

S. 14 amended by No. 9576 s. 11(1), repealed by No. 10233 s. 5.

[2] Pt 1 Div. 1 Subdiv. (8C) (Heading and ss 52, 53) inserted by No. 9509 s. 5, amended by No. 9848 s. 18(1), substituted as Pt 1 Div. 1 Subdiv. (8C) (Heading and ss 45–49) by No. 8/1991 s. 3, amended by Nos 49/1991 s. 119(3)(Sch. 3 items 4A, 5–8), 102/1994 s. 93, 48/1997 s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 items 22–27), 81/1997 s. 5, 67/2000 s. 5, 2/2006 ss 9–13, 8/2008 s. 22(1), 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. items 40.3, 40.4), 7/2010 s. 3, 7/2014 s. 3, 36/2014 s. 3, 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.4), 52/2014 ss 14, 15, 74/2014 ss 5, 6, 65/2016 s. 20(16)(17), substituted as Pt 1 Div. 1 Subdiv. (8C) (Heading and ss 50A–50K) by No. 47/2016 s. 16.

[3] Pt 1 Div. 1 Subdiv. (12): See section 6 as to the offence of infanticide.

[4] S. 95(2) (repealed): The amendment proposed by section 97(Schedule item 40.9) of the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009, No. 68/2009 is not included in this publication because the words "an information laid" do not appear in section 95(2). Section 97(Schedule item 40.9) reads as follows:

    40.9     In section 95(2), for "an information laid" substitute "the filing of a charge-sheet".

[5] Ss 96–174:

S. 96 amended by No. 7876 s. 2(3), substituted by No. 8425 s. 2(1)(b), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

Ss 97–173 repealed by No. 8425 s. 2(1)(b).

S. 174 repealed by No. 7705 s. 10.

[6] S. 175: As to trade and commerce with other countries and among the States and to dealings with the Commonwealth, see Parts 7.6 and 7.7 of Chapter 7 of the Criminal Code contained the Schedule to the Criminal Code Act 1995 of the Commonwealth.

[7] S. 176: See note 6.

[8] S. 177: See note 6.

[9] S. 178: See note 6.

[10] S. 179: See note 6.

[11] S. 180: See note 6.

[12] S. 181: See note 6.

[13] S. 182: See note 6.

[14] S. 184: See note 6.

[15] S. 185: See note 6.

[16] S. 186: See note 6.

[17] S. 206: See section 435.

[18] S. 232: Compare sections 25–28.

[19] S. 233: See note 18.

[20] Pt 1 Div. 8: See also sections 15–31, Pt 1 Div. 3, section 466 of this Act and the Dangerous Goods Act 1985, No. 10189/1985.

[21] S. 317(9)(d): See section 466 of this Act and the Dangerous Goods Act 1985, No. 10189/1985.

[22] Ss 327–332:

S. 327 amended by No. 6731 s. 4, repealed by No. 9576 s. 4(1).

S. 328 repealed by No. 9576 s. 4(1).

Ss 329–332 repealed by No. 8425 s. 2(1)(h).

[23] Pt 3 Div. 1 Subdiv. (1) (Heading and ss 351–356) amended by Nos 7546 s. 7, 7703 s. 5, 7705 s. 10, 9407 s. 2(d), 9576 s. 11(1), 9848 s. 18(1), 10026 s. 3(1)(2), 10233 s. 9(c), 110/1986 s. 140(2), 19/1989 s. 16(Sch. item 16.2), 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. items 42.20, 42.21), 64/1990 s. 12(1), 43/1994 s. 56(Sch. items 1.1–1.5), 10/1999 s. 31(5)(b), 35/1999 s. 34(1), 53/2000 s. 94(2), 50/2006 ss 6, 7(1)(2), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(a) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[24] Section 359 amended by Nos 7703 s. 5, 7705 s. 10, 8338 s. 7(a)(d)–(f)(q), 9008 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 2(c)), 9848 s. 18(1), 10087 s. 3(1)(Sch. 1 item 26), 110/1986 s. 140(2), 16/1987 s. 4(3)(Sch. 1 item 8(a)), 19/1989 s. 16(Sch. item 16.3), 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. item 42.23), 64/1990 s. 12(2)-(4), 43/1994 s. 56(Sch. item 1.6), 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 item 16.2), 46/1998 s. 7(Sch. 1), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(a) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[25] Pt 3 Div. 1 Subdiv. 5 (Heading and s. 360) amended by Nos 7703 s. 5, 7705 s. 10, 8338 s. 7(a), 9008 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 2(d)), 9427 s. 6(1)(Sch. 5 item 37), 9576 s. 11(1), 9848 s. 18(1), 60/1993 s. 27, 43/1994 s. 56(Sch. item 1.7), 48/1995 s. 11(3)(a), 65/1998 s. 6, 18/2005 s. 18(Sch. 1 items 27.4, 27.5), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(a) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[26] Pt 3 Div. 1 Subdiv. 6 (Heading and s. 361) amended by Nos 7703 s. 5, 8280 s. 14, 8338 s. 7(a)(d)(g), 9019 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 41), 110/1986 s. 140(2), 19/1989 s. 16(Sch. item 16.4), 26/1997 s. 51, 65/1997 s. 82(1), 45/2001 s. 40(1), 11/2002 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 13), 23/2006 s. 236(3), 48/2006 s. 42(Sch. item 9.1), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(a) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[27] Pt 3 Div. 1 Subdiv. (9) (Heading and ss 364–387) amended by Nos 8425 s. 2(1)(h)(j)(k), 9019 s. 2(1)(Sch. items 42, 43), 9427 s. 6(1)(Sch. 5 item 38), 9576 s. 11(1), 10079 s. 8(e), 10084 s. 6(1)(2), 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5), 25/1989 ss 9, 20(i), 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. item 42.27), 49/1991 s. 119(7)(Sch. 4 item 4.2), 81/1997 s. 7(1), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(a) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[28] S. 393 (repealed): Schedule 3 of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997, No. 65/1997 reads as follows:

Schedule 3––Savings and transitional provisions

Section 89

        1     Definitions

In this Schedule—

"commencement day" means the day on which this Schedule comes into operation;

"existing detainee" means a person who, immediately before the commencement day, was subject to an order under section 393 or 420 of the Crimes Act 1958 (whether by the court or by the Governor).

        2     Existing detainees

    (1)     Each existing detainee is, on and after the commencement day, deemed to be subject to a custodial supervision order under this Act.

    (2)     The nominal term of the custodial supervision order is to be determined in accordance with section 28 as if the maximum penalty for the offence which led to the person becoming an existing detainee were the maximum penalty attaching to that offence on the commencement day.

    (3)     If the offence referred to in subsection (2) no longer exists—

        (a)     the Supreme Court, on application by the existing detainee or the Director of Public Prosecutions, must determine whether there is an existing offence, as at the commencement day, with which the existing detainee could have been charged had it existed at the time of the original charge; and

        (b)     if there is such an offence, the nominal term is to be determined by reference to the maximum penalty for that offence as at the commencement day.

    (4)     The nominal term runs from the day on which the existing detainee was made subject to the order under section 393 or 420 of the Crimes Act 1958.

Sch. 3 cl. 2(5) amended by No. 43/1998 s. 40(b)(i).

    (5)     If the nominal term has expired, a major review must be held within 6 months after the commencement day.

        3     Leave

    (1)     Subject to this clause, an existing detainee who, immediately before the commencement day, was on leave from the place of detention that corresponds to leave that may be granted under Part 7 is deemed to be on the corresponding leave as if granted under that Part, and any conditions to which the leave was subject immediately before the commencement day continue to apply.

Sch. 3 cl. 3(2) amended by No. 43/1998 s. 40(b)(ii).

    (2)     Subclause (1) applies for the period of
12 months commencing on, and including, the commencement day.

    (3)     For the purposes of this clause, leave granted before the commencement day corresponds to leave that may be granted under Part 7 if it is substantially similar to that leave.

Sch. 3 cl. 3(4) inserted by No. 7/2002 s. 33(1).

    (4)     Sections 53 and 54, as in force immediately before the commencement of sections 24 and 25 of the Forensic Health Legislation (Amendment) Act 2002, continue to apply in relation to any limited off-ground leave granted before that commencement, until the expiry of that leave.

        4     Revocation of supervision order

    (1)     Despite anything to the contrary in Part 5, an existing detainee who has been, or is deemed to have been, on extended leave for a period of at least 12 months may apply to the court that made the original order under which he or she was detained for revocation of his or her supervision order.

    (2)     On an application under subclause (1) the court may revoke the supervision order if satisfied on the evidence available that the safety of the existing detainee or members of the public will not be seriously endangered as a result of the revocation of the order.

    (3)     In considering an application for revocation of a supervision order in respect of an existing detainee the court may take into account any reports on the existing detainee made by, or submitted to, the Adult Parole Board before the commencement day.

        5     Persons released under section 498 of Crimes Act 1958

Despite the repeal of section 498 of the Crimes Act 1958, any conditions imposed on a person under that section that were in force immediately before the commencement day continue to apply on and after the commencement day.

        6     Unfitness to stand trial

    (1)     Part 2 applies with respect to an offence that is alleged to have been committed, whether before, on or after the commencement day.

    (2)     If a person has been found unfit to stand trial but no order has been made in respect of the person before the commencement day, the court must proceed to hold a special hearing under Part 3 in respect of the person.

        7     Mental impairment and insanity

    (1)     Despite section 25, the defence of insanity continues to apply with respect to any offence alleged to have been committed before the commencement day.

    (2)     If a jury returns a verdict of not guilty on account of insanity in relation to a person charged with an offence alleged to have been committed before the commencement day, that verdict is to be taken for all purposes to be a finding of not guilty because of mental impairment under Part 4.

Sch. 3 cl. 8 inserted by No. 7/2002 s. 33(2).

        8     Periodic major reviews

Section 35, as amended by section 14 of the Forensic Health Legislation (Amendment) Act 2002, applies to a supervision order made before, on or after the commencement of that section 14.

Sch. 3 cl. 9 inserted by No. 7/2002 s. 33(2).

        9     Notification requirements

Sections 38A, 38B, 38C and 38E, as inserted by section 17 of the Forensic Health Legislation (Amendment) Act 2002, apply to—

        (a)     applications that are made after the commencement of that section 17; and

        (b)     reviews that are listed by the court after the commencement of that section 17.

Sch. 3 cl. 10 inserted by No. 7/2002 s. 33(2).

        10     Appeals

    (1)     An order for unconditional release can be appealed under section 19A or 24A (as the case may be) whether the order was made before or after the commencement of that section, unless—

        (a)     the order had been appealed before that commencement; or

        (b)     any time limit for appealing the order had expired before that commencement.

    (2)     A supervision order can be appealed under section 28A whether the order was made before or after the commencement of that section, unless—

        (a)     the order had been appealed before that commencement; or

        (b)     any time limit for appealing the order had expired before that commencement.

    (3)     An order confirming, varying or revoking a supervision order can be appealed under section 34 (as substituted by section 13 of the Forensic Health Legislation (Amendment) Act 2002) or section 34A (as the case may be) whether the order was made before or after the commencement of that section, unless—

        (a)     the order had been appealed before that commencement; or

        (b)     any time limit for appealing the order had expired before that commencement.

    (4)     A refusal to grant extended leave or a grant of extended leave can be appealed under section 57B whether the refusal or grant was made before or after the commencement of that section.

    (5)     A revocation of extended leave or a refusal to revoke extended leave can be appealed under section 58A whether the revocation or refusal was made before or after the commencement of that section.

    (6)     Any appeal referred to in subclause (1)(a), (2)(a) or (3)(a) that has not been determined before the commencement referred to in that subclause is to be determined in accordance with this Act as in force immediately before that commencement.

Sch. 3 cl. 11 inserted by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 39.52).

        11     Transitional provisions—Criminal Procedure Act 2009

    (1)     Section 14A as inserted by section 423 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 applies to a finding on an investigation under Part 2 that an accused is unfit to stand trial made on or after the commencement of section 423 of that Act.

    (2)     Section 24AA as inserted by section 424 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 applies to a verdict of not guilty because of mental impairment recorded on or after the commencement of section 424 of that Act.

Sch. 3 cl. 12 inserted by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 39.52).

        12     Transitional provisions—Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009

    (1)     Section 19A as amended by item 39.17 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the order to which the appeal relates is made on or after the commencement of that item.

    (2)     Section 24A as amended by item 39.24 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the order to which the appeal relates is made on or after the commencement of that item.

    (3)     Section 28A as amended by item 39.25 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the order to which the appeal relates is made on or after the commencement of that item.

    (4)     Section 34 as amended by item 39.28 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the order to which the appeal relates is made on or after the commencement of that item.

    (5)     Section 34A as amended by item 39.31 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal against the revocation of a non-custodial supervision order where the order revoking the supervision order is made on or after the commencement of that item.

    (6)     Section 57B as amended by item 39.38 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the application for extended leave is refused or granted, as the case may be, on or after the commencement of that item.

    (7)     Section 58A as amended by item 39.40 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the extended leave is revoked or the application for revocation of extended leave is refused, as the case may be, on or after the commencement of that item.

    (8)     Section 73H as amended by item 39.44 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the order to which the appeal relates is made on or after the commencement of that item.

    (9)     Section 73N as amended by item 39.46 of the Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2009 applies to an appeal under that section where the order to which the appeal relates is made on or after the commencement of that item.

Sch. 3 cl. 13 inserted by No. 29/2010 s. 36, amended by No. 29/2011 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 23).

        13     Transitional provision—Health and Human Services Legislation Amendment Act 2010

Any act matter or thing of a continuing nature that was done by or in relation to, or any proceeding brought by or against, the Secretary to the Department of Human Services before the commencement of Division 1 of Part 5 of the Health and Human Services Legislation Amendment Act 2010 is to be taken to be done by or in relation to, and may be brought by or against, the Secretary to the Department of Health after that commencement if the act matter or thing or proceeding relates to—

        (a)     a forensic patient; or

        (b)     an approved mental health service.

Sch. 3 cl. 15 inserted by No. 55/2014 s. 131.

        15     Transitional provision—Criminal Organisations Control and Other Acts Amendment Act 2014

This Act as amended by Division 1 of Part 5 of the Criminal Organisations Control and Other Acts Amendment Act 2014 applies to—

        (a)     a proceeding for an offence that is commenced on or after the commencement of Division 1 of Part 5 of that Act; and

        (b)     a proceeding for an offence that, on the commencement of Division 1 of Part 5 of that Act, is before the Children's Court, irrespective of when the proceeding was commenced.

[29] Pt 3 Div. 1 Subdiv. (12) (Heading and ss 390–396) amended by Nos 6884 s. 2(1), 7705 s. 10, 7994 s. 2, 8338 s. 7(j), 9576 ss 5, 11(1), 9848 s. 18(1), 10026 ss 5, 6, 10084 s. 6(3), 10233 s. 9(d), 102/1986 s. 8(a)(b), 19/1989 s. 16(Sch. item 16.5), 25/1989 s. 19(c)(d), 56/1989 s. 286(Sch. 2 item 7.2), 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. items 42.30, 42.31) (as amended by No. 34/1990 s. 5(Sch. 4 item 23)), 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 items 16.4, 16.5), 48/1997 s. 57, 65/1997 s. 82(2)(a), 45/2001 s. 40(2), 50/2006 s. 9, repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(a) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[30] S. 395 (repealed): The amendments proposed by section 41 of the Statute Law Amendment (Evidence Consequential Provisions) Act 2009, No. 69/2009 are not included in this publication due to the earlier repeal of section 395 by section 422(2)(a) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009, No. 7/2009 (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[31] S. 401 (repealed): The amendment proposed by section 45 of the Statute Law Amendment (Evidence Consequential Provisions) Act 2009, No. 69/2009 is not included in this publication due to the earlier repeal of section 401 by section 422(2)(b) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009, No. 7/2009 (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[32] Ss 406–408A:

S. 406 repealed by No. 9576 s. 11(1).

S. 407 repealed by No. 25/1989 s. 9.

S. 408 amended by Nos 6886 s. 3, 7184 s. 5, 7327 s. 3(a)(b), 7696 s. 2, repealed by No. 8143 s. 11.

S. 408A inserted by No. 6806 s. 2, amended by Nos 7327 s. 3(a)–(d), 7546 s. 10(1)(2), 7645 s. 6, 7696 s. 3, 7782 ss 2, 3, repealed by No. 8143 s. 11.

[33] S. 420 (repealed): See note 28.

[34] Pt 3 Div. 1 Subdiv. (25) (Heading and ss 446–450) amended by Nos 7705 s. 10, 8338 s. 7(c), 9008 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 2(h)(j)), 9242 s. 2, 9576 s. 11(1), 9848 s. 18(1), 110/1986 s. 140(2), 51/1989 s. 143(c)–(e), 60/1993 s. 28, 109/1994 s. 25, 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 item 16.14), 78/2008 s. 25(2), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(a) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[35] S. 464S: The amendments proposed by section 118(Sch. 1 items
15.2–15.6, 15.8) to the Medical Practice Act 1994, No. 23/1994 are not included in this publication because section 464S had been substituted before the proposed amendments came into operation.

[36] S. 464T(1)(c): See note 35.

[37] S. 464U(5): See note 35.

[38] S. 464V(6)(d): See note 35.

[39] S. 464X(1): See note 35.

[40] S. 464ZE: See note 35.

[41] S. 466: See Dangerous Goods Act 1985, No. 10189/1985.

[42] Ss 472–476A:

S. 472 repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b), new s. 472 inserted by No. 9576 s. 8(b), amended by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4), repealed by No. 70/1987 s. 6.

S. 473 substituted by No. 6884 s. 2(3), amended by No. 7651 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 3), repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

Ss 474, 475 repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

S. 476 amended by Nos 8338 s. 7(a), 8426 s. 9(1) (as amended by No. 8701 s. 7(f)), 8870 s. 7(a), 9554 s. 47(a)(b), 9945 s. 3(3)(Sch. 2 item 9), substituted by No. 10084 s. 8(1), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

S. 476A inserted by No. 6651 s. 57(a), repealed by No. 10084 s. 8(2).

[43] Ss 477–479:

S. 477 amended by Nos 6731 s. 5, 8338 s. 7(a)(b), repealed by No. 9554 s. 2(1)(Sch. 1 item 7).

S. 478 amended by Nos 8280 s. 16, 9576 ss 8(c), 11(1), 9945 s. 3(3)(Sch. 2 item 10), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

S. 479 amended by No. 7705 s. 10, repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

[44] Ss 480–484:

Ss 480, 481 amended by No. 8181 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 31), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

Ss 482, 483 amended by No. 10087 s. 3(1)(Sch. 1 item 27), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

S. 484 amended by Nos 9554 s. 2(1)(Sch. 1 item 8), 9945 s. 3(3)(Sch. 2 item 11), 10152 s. 9(b)(i)(ii), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

[45] S. 485 amended by No. 8338 s. 7(b), repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

Ss 486, 487 amended by No. 8338 s. 7(a)(c), repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

S. 488 amended by No. 8338 s. 7(a)(c)(l), repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

Ss 489, 490 amended by No. 8338 s. 7(a), repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

S. 491 repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

S. 492 amended by No. 8338 s. 7(a), repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

[46] Ss 495–497:

S. 495 repealed by No. 9945 s. 3(3)(Sch. 2 item 13).

S. 496 repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

S. 497 amended by No. 8280 s. 17, repealed by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(b).

[47] S. 498 (repealed): See note 28.

[48] Ss 499–502:

S. 499 substituted by No. 6884 s. 3, amended by Nos 9498 s. 3, 16/1986 s. 30, repealed by No. 117/1986 s. 6(Sch. 1 item 2(4)).

S. 500 amended by Nos 8493 s. 33(c), 9549 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 51), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

S. 501 repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

S. 502 amended by Nos 7876 s. 2(3), 8493 s. 33(d), 8731 s. 173, 10087 s. 3(1)(Sch. 1 item 29), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

[49] Ss 508, 509:

S. 508 amended by Nos 7263 s. 2(c)(i)–(iv), 7705 s. 10, 7876 s. 2(3), 9059 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 11), 9966 s. 21(3)(a)–(f), 10087 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 30), 10152 s. 9(c), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 509 amended by No. 10152 s. 9(d), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

[50] Ss 510–515A:

S. 510 amended by Nos 7577 s. 6, 7705 s. 10, 7876 s. 2(3), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 511 amended by No. 9966 s. 21(4), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 512 amended by Nos 7263 s. 2(d), 7876 s. 2(3), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 513 amended by Nos 7263 s. 2(e), 9966 s. 21(4)(5), 10152 s. 9(e), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 514 repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 515 amended by No. 9966 s. 21(4), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 515A inserted by No. 10152 s. 9(f), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

[51] Ss 516–519A:

S. 516 amended by Nos 7184 s. 8, 7705 s. 10, 7876 s. 2(3), 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 62), 9848 s. 18(1), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 517 amended by Nos 7184 s. 8, 7705 s. 10, 7876 s. 2(3), 8181 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 35), 9848 s. 18(1), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 518 amended by No. 7705 s. 10, repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 519 amended by Nos 8731 s. 173, 9019 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 46), 9059 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 12), 10087 s. 3(1)(Sch. 1 item 30), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

S. 519A inserted by No. 7184 s. 9, repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

[52] Ss 543–544:

S. 543 amended by Nos 9576 s. 11(1), 9902 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 56), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

S. 543A inserted by No. 9407 s. 2(h), amended by No. 9576 s. 11(1), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

S. 544 amended by No. 8679 s. 3(1)(d), substituted by No. 9576 s. 11(1), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).

[53] S. 547: As to trust property vested in any person who becomes a "convict", see section 72 of the Trustee Act 1958, No. 6401/1958.

[54] Pt 6 (Headings and ss 566–584) amended by Nos 7184 s. 12, 7546 s. 12, 7705 s. 10, 7919 s. 2(1), 8063 s. 2, 8280 ss 19, 20, 8338 s. 7(a)(p), 8425 s. 2(1)(n), 8679 s. 3(1)(g), 8870 s. 8, 9019 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 47), 9242 s. 4, 9576 s. 11(1), 9848 s. 18(1), 10026 s. 8, 10084 ss 11–14, 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5), 110/1986 s. 140(2), 16/1987 s. 4(3)(Sch. 1 item 8(d)), 19/1989 s. 16(Sch. item 16.13), 25/1989 ss 17(1)(4), 20(o), 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. items 42.70–42.74), 49/1991 s. 119(7)(Sch. 4 item 4.3), 109/1994 ss 26–28, 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 items 16.18, 16.19), 48/1997 s. 59, 65/1997 s. 82(3)(4)(a)–(d), 69/1997 s. 24, 10/1999 s. 18(4), 56/2004 s. 79, 65/2004 s. 4(1), 93/2005 s. 9, 48/2006 s. 42(Sch. item 9.7), 50/2006 s. 10, 78/2008 s. 25(4), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(4) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[55] Sch. 6 amended by S.R. No. 144/1965 Order 7 (as amended by S.R. No. 75/1987 cl. 5), Nos 7705 s. 10, 8181 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 32), S.R. No. 372/1973 reg. 2, 8425 s. 2(1)(o), 9019 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 48), 9228 s. 2(1)(k), 9427 s. 6(1)(Sch. 5 item 42), 9576 s. 11(1), 9848 s. 18(1), 9921 s. 255, 10233 s. 9(e)–(g), 25/1989 ss 18(2), 20(p), 44/1989 s. 41(Sch. 2 item 7), 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. item 42.77), 8/1991 s. 6(e), 48/1995 s. 11(3)(b), 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 item 16.20), 104/1997 s. 42, repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(7) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

[56] Schs 8A–11:

Sch. 8A inserted by No. 7184 s. 13, amended by No. 8338 s. 7(a)(d), repealed by No. 10152 s. 9(g).

Sch. 9 amended by No. 8338 s. 7(a), repealed by No. 9059 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 13).

Sch. 10 amended by No. 8338 s. 7(o), repealed by No. 9059 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 13).

Sch. 11 amended by No. 7705 s. 10, repealed by No. 8493 s. 33(f).



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