Criminal Investigation (Covert Powers) Bill 2011


Bill No.210

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is for an Act to facilitate criminal investigations and intelligence-gathering in relation to criminal activity by providing for -
  • the authorisation, conduct and monitoring of covert law enforcement operations; and
  • the acquisition and use of assumed identities by participants in covert law enforcement operations; and
  • the protection of the identity of participants in covert law enforcement operations,
and to amend the Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003, the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981, the Prostitution Act 2000 and the Witness Protection (Western Australia) Act 1996, and for related purposes.

StatusAssented to 12/03/2012
Royal Assent given 3 Dec 2012 as Act No. 55 of 2012. 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)

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/18/2011  
First Reading 08/18/2011  
Second Reading 08/18/2011  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/20/2011  
Consideration in Detail 10/20/2011  
Amendments adopted 10/20/2011  
Third Reading 11/01/2011  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/01/2011  
First Reading 11/01/2011  
Second Reading 11/01/2011  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/22/2012  
Committee of the whole 06/14/2012  
Amendments adopted 10/17/2012  
Third Reading 10/18/2012  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  10/18/2012  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review  11/01/2011 1 
Legislative Council Second Reading - Committee Report Tabled  03/06/2012 2 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  11/15/2012  


Notes
1. Bill stands referred to the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review as per Standing Order 230A.
2. Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review Report No. 69 tabled 6 March 2012 (TP 4280).