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Criminal Injuries Compensation Amendment Bill 1997

Bill No. 97
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is - to increase the maximum payable under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1985 to $75,000; to provide that, where there are offences against a number of people, each of those people or their personal representatives can make a claim and have it determined; to allow anyone whose claim has been assessed by the Assessor since 1 July 1997 the ability to make a written request of the Chief Assessor of Criminal Injuries Compensation to make a fresh determination of their claim in the light of the new statutory provisions.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. James Andrew McGinty, B.A., B.Juris. (Hons), LL.B., JP MLA

Status Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/22/1997  
First Reading 10/22/1997  
Second Reading 10/22/1997 1, 2 
Second Reading Speech   

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/12/1998 2 

1. Awaiting Message from H.E. the Governor recommending appropriation for Bill.
2. Restored from the First Session of Parliament on 12 August 1998.