Censorship Amendment Bill 2002


Bill No.96

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend the Censorship Act 1996 to make Western Australia a full participant in the National Co-operative Censorship Scheme and to ensure that Western Australia's censorship legislation is consistent with that in other States and Territories. The Bill proposes to introduce new offences for persons who supply X films or RC films and computer games to minors.

StatusAssented to 05/26/2003
Royal Assent given 26 May 2003 as Act No. 30 of 2003. 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 02/20/2002  
First Reading 02/20/2002  
Second Reading 02/20/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/20/2002  
Consideration in Detail 06/20/2002  
Third Reading 06/20/2002  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 06/25/2002  
Second Reading 06/25/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 04/10/2003  
Committee of the whole 04/10/2003  
Amendments adopted 04/10/2003  
Third Reading 04/10/2003  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  04/10/2003  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/14/2002  
Referred to the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and General Purposes.  08/14/2002 1 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  05/08/2003  


Notes
1. SO 230A applies until 13 September 2002.