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Family Violence Legislation Reform Bill 2019

Bill No.160
SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to amend - The Criminal Code; and the Sentencing Act 1995; and the Sentence Administration Act 2003; and the Bail Act 1982; and the Restraining Orders Act 1997; and the Police Act 1892; and the Road Traffic (Administration) Act 2008; and the Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004; and the Evidence Act 1906. The bill introduces two new criminal offences: a specific offence for suffocation and strangulation and an offence of persistent family violence.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 9 Jul 2020 as Act No. 30 of 2020. 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)
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Superseded Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Papers (SNPs)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