Criminal Code Amendment (Racial Vilification) Bill 2004


Bill No.331

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend Chapter XI of The Criminal Code dealing with racial harassment and incitement to racial hatred. The Bill broadens the application of, and increases the penalties for, the existing provisions, as well as introduces strict liability offences, including defences to those offences.

StatusAssented to 12/08/2004
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 8 Dec 2004 as Act No. 80 of 2004

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/18/2004  
First Reading 08/18/2004  
Second Reading 08/18/2004  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/16/2004  
Consideration in Detail 09/16/2004  
Amendments adopted 10/19/2004  
Third Reading 10/21/2004  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/26/2004  
Second Reading 10/26/2004  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/19/2004  
Committee of the whole 11/30/2004  
Third Reading 11/30/2004