Acts Amendment (Police Immunity) Bill 1999

Bill No.32

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to provide protection from civil action against a member of the Police Service. This protection is for anything that the member has done, without corruption or malice, in the performance of their functions as a member of the Police Service, whether or not under a written or other law. Importantly, this Bill does not preclude an innocent third party from seeking compensation for any injury or loss arising from an action of a member of the Police Service, which is negligent but neither malicious nor corrupt.

StatusAssented to 11/25/1999
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 25 Nov 1999 as Act No. 42 of 1999

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/09/1999  
First Reading 09/09/1999  
Second Reading 09/09/1999 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/12/1999  
Third Reading 10/12/1999  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/13/1999  
Second Reading 10/13/1999  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/17/1999  
Third Reading 11/17/1999  

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.