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Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2001

Bill No. 68
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to amend the The Criminal Code to create a new offence to apply to hoaxes. The new laws may be applied to any act intended to create a false belief, suspicion or fear as to the existence of threats or danger. It is the intention of the Bill that the new offence shall carry a maximum penalty of 10 years' imprisonment.
Status Assented to
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 7 Jan 2002 as Act No. 34 of 2001
Current Bill

Inactive hide details for   Previous Versions of this Bill Previous Versions of this Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/07/2001  
First Reading 11/07/2001  
Second Reading 11/07/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/27/2001  
Third Reading 11/27/2001  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/28/2001  
First Reading 11/28/2001  
Second Reading 11/29/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/19/2001  
Third Reading 12/19/2001