Criminal Injuries Compensation Bill 2003

Bill No.232

SynopsisIn summary, the purpose of this Bill is to -
  • provide assistance to victims of crime by such measures as increasing the maximum award to $75,000, providing for interim awards, and providing for future medical costs;
  • consolidate the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1985 and all previous legislation into one Act;
  • clarify technical issues and simplify current legislation;
  • ensure better targeting of scarce resources so that only deserving and qualified applicants will receive compensation; and
  • improve recovery from offenders.

StatusAssented to 12/14/2003
Royal Assent given 15 Dec 2003 as Act No. 77 of 2003. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/24/2003  
First Reading 09/24/2003  
Second Reading 09/24/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/21/2003  
Consideration in Detail 10/21/2003  
Amendments adopted 10/21/2003  
Third Reading 10/23/2003  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/24/2003  
Second Reading 10/24/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/02/2003  
Committee of the whole 12/02/2003  
Amendments adopted 12/02/2003  
Third Reading 12/02/2003  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  12/03/2003  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  12/04/2003