Acts Amendment (Video and Audio Links) Bill 1998

Bill No.15

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to permit any court or tribunal in Western Australia to hear virtually any matter by video or audio link. The Bill amends the following Acts -
  • The Criminal Code;
  • the Evidence Act 1906;
  • the Justices Act 1902; and
  • the Sentencing Act 1995.

StatusAssented to 11/19/1998
Royal Assent given 19 Nov 1998 as Act No. 48/98 of 1998. 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
First Reading 10/22/1998  
Second Reading 10/27/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/12/1998  
Third Reading 11/12/1998  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/16/1998  
First Reading 09/16/1998  
Second Reading 09/16/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/22/1998  
Third Reading 10/22/1998  

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.