Fines Legislation Amendment Bill 2006


Bill No.161

SynopsisThe Fines Legislation Amendment Bill will amend the Fines, Penalties and Infringement Notices Enforcement Act 1994, the Sentence Administration Act 2003. The amendments will increase the level of flexibility of fines enforcement to assist people to pay fines whilst maintaining the integrity of the fine as a sentence. As a result, there will be a reduction in the number of people imprisoned for fine default only.

StatusAssented to 03/11/2008
Royal Assent given 12 Mar 2008 as Act No. 3 of 2008. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/13/2006  
First Reading 09/13/2006  
Second Reading 09/13/2006  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/28/2006  
Consideration in Detail 11/28/2006  
Amendments adopted 11/28/2006  
Third Reading 11/28/2006  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 12/06/2006  
First Reading 12/06/2006  
Second Reading 12/06/2006  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/05/2007  
Committee of the whole 12/05/2007  
Amendments adopted 12/05/2007  
Third Reading 12/05/2007  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  12/05/2007  
Consideration of Legislative Council Message   02/26/2008  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  02/26/2008