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Crimes at Sea Bill 1999

Bill No. 69
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to give effect to a cooperative scheme for dealing with crimes at sea, to repeal the Crimes (Offences at Sea) Act 1979, to amend the Off-shore (Application of Laws) Act 1982, and for other purposes. To simplify the application of criminal law in waters surrounding Australia as part of a scheme developed by the Special Committee of Solicitors General and endorsed by the Standing Committee of Attorneys General.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 19 May 2000 as Act No. 11 of 2000. 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
First Reading 03/22/2000  
Second Reading 03/23/2000 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/11/2000  
Third Reading 05/11/2000  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/24/1999  
First Reading 03/24/1999  
Second Reading 03/24/1999  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/15/2000  
Committee of the whole 03/16/2000  
Amendments adopted 03/16/2000  
Third Reading 03/16/2000  

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.