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Sentence Administration Amendment Bill 2017

Bill No.8

SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to amend the Sentence Administration Act 2003 in order to provide that in every case where the Prisoners Review Board considers whether a relevant prisoner should be granted an early release order, then the Board must not make a release order or release recommendation unless satisfied that the prisoner has cooperated with WA Police in the identification of the location of the remains of the victim; or the identification of the last known location of the victim's remains.

StatusMessage from the Legislative Council with amendments. 03/15/2018
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/17/2017  
First Reading 05/17/2017  
Second Reading 05/17/2017  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/27/2017  
Third Reading 06/27/2017  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/28/2017  
First Reading 06/28/2017  
Second Reading 06/28/2017  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/13/2018  
Committee of the whole 03/13/2018  
Amendments adopted 03/15/2018  
Third Reading 03/15/2018  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  03/15/2018  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Legislation  08/15/2017 1 
Legislative Council - Committee Report Tabled  11/28/2017 2 View Report

1. Bill discharged and referred to the Standing Committee on Legislation.
2. Standing Committee on Legislation Report No. 34 Tabled 28 November 2017 (TP 902).