Dangerous Sexual Offenders Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Bill No.171

SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to amend -
  • the Dangerous Sexual Offenders Act 2006; and
  • the Criminal Procedure Act 2004; and
  • the Evidence Act 1906; and
  • the Prisons Act 1981; and
  • the Sentence Administration Act 2003; and
  • the Sentencing Act 1995; and
  • the Young Offenders Act 1994
to empower the Supreme Court of Western Australia to order the post-sentence preventative detention and supervision of sexual offenders who pose a serious danger to the community.

StatusAssented to 07/11/2016
Royal Assent given 11 Jul 2016 as Act No. 17 of 2016. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/17/2016  
First Reading 05/17/2016  
Second Reading 05/17/2016  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/28/2016  
Consideration in Detail 06/28/2016  
Third Reading 06/30/2016  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 12/02/2015  
First Reading 12/02/2015  
Second Reading 12/02/2015  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/22/2016  
Committee of the whole 03/22/2016  
Amendments adopted 05/10/2016  
Third Reading 05/10/2016