Acts Amendment (Criminal Investigation) Bill 2001

Bill No.66

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to assist authorities to investigate organised crime in Western AUstralia. The Bill seeks to amend the Coroners Act 1996 to ensure that failure to obey a summons; order or direction of a coroner will incur a substantial penalty. Further, the Bill seeks to amend the Surveillance Devices Act 1998 (WA) to ensure that any power that a person has, as a member of the police force of Western Australia, may be exercised for the purpose of carrying out a function that the same person has as a member of the staff of the National Crime Authority. This Bill is designed to complement the Criminal Investigation (Exceptional Powers) and Fortifications Removal Bill 2001.

StatusAssented to 01/07/2002
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 7 Jan 2002 as Act No. 35 of 2001

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/06/2001  
First Reading 11/06/2001  
Second Reading 11/06/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/27/2001  
Consideration in Detail 11/29/2001  
Amendments adopted 11/29/2001  
Third Reading 11/29/2001  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 12/05/2001  
Second Reading 12/05/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/19/2001  
Third Reading 12/19/2001  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Assembly sent to the Legislative Council