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Criminal Law (Procedure) Amendment Bill 2002

Bill No. 104
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to abolish preliminary hearings through amendments to the Justices Act 1902 and the Criminal Code. In addition, the Bill seeks to reform the law as it relates to pre-trial disclosure by introducing an onerous, ongoing statutory disclosure requirement for the Police, DPP, and limited formal pre-trial disclosure requirements for defendents.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 25 Sep 2002 as Act No. 27 of 2002. 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
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/27/2002  
First Reading 03/27/2002  
Second Reading 03/27/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/16/2002  
Consideration in Detail 05/16/2002  
Third Reading 05/16/2002  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 05/22/2002  
Second Reading 05/22/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/18/2002  
Committee of the whole 09/18/2002  
Amendments adopted 09/18/2002  
Third Reading 09/18/2002  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  09/19/2002  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/14/2002 1 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  09/19/2002  

1. Restored from the 1st session of the 36th Parliament on 14 August 2002.