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Criminal Code Amendment (COVID-19 Response) Bill 2020

Bill No.177
SynopsisThe purpose of the Bill is to amend The Criminal Code to introduce higher maximum penalties for the offences of serious assault and threats committed in the context of COVID-19.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 3 Apr 2020 as Act No. 8 of 2020. For details refer to the Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
Bill History
Acts Amended by this Bill (Blue Bills)
Related Committee Activity
Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Paper
Messages regarding this Bill
Superseded Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Papers (SNPs)
Comparisons between versions of Bills
Conference of Managers
This Bill was introduced and debated forthwith under the Temporary Order relating to COVID-19.