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  1. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code Amendment (Protecting Minors Online) Act 2017 (No. 50, 2017). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 2017-06-22 | AUS-2017-L-105253

  2. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Enhancing Online Safety for Children Amendment Act 2017 (No. 51, 2017). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 2017-06-22 | AUS-2017-L-105254

  3. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Youth Justice Administration Act 2016 (No. 6 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-08 | AUS-2016-L-105375

    An Act to provide for the establishment and management of training centres and community based supervision services; to make related or consequential amendments to various other Acts; and for other purposes.

  4. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Family Violence Act 2016 (A2016-42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 2017-05-01 | AUS-2016-L-105318

  5. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 (No. 24, 2015). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 2015-07-03 | AUS-2015-L-105255

  6. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Criminal Organisations Control) Act 2012 No 9. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-21 | AUS-2012-L-93178

    An Act to provide for the making of declarations and orders for the purpose of disrupting and restricting the activities of criminal organisations and their members; to make related amendments to various Acts; and for other purposes.

  7. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 (A2011-44). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-08 | AUS-2011-L-105326

  8. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Protection of Witness Identity) Act 2011 (A2011-46). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-07 | Date of entry into force: 2011-11-08 | AUS-2011-L-105312

  9. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Surveillance Devices) Act 2010 (A2010-23). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-07-07 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-07 | AUS-2010-L-105316

  10. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes Legislation Amendment (Torture Prohibition and Death Penalty Abolition) Act 2010 (No. 37, 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-13 | AUS-2010-L-84653

    Inserts a new Division 274 into the Criminal Code Act 1995 concerning torture. Repeals the Crimes (Torture) Act 1988.

  11. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes Amendment (Working With Children - Criminal History) Act 2010 (No. 28, 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-25 | AUS-2010-L-84658

    Amends the Crimes Act 1914 in order to help protect children from sexual, physical and emotional harm by permitting criminal history information to be disclosed and taken into account in assessing the suitability of persons for work with children.

  12. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Assumed Identities) Act 2009 (A2009-33). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-09-22 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-22 | AUS-2009-L-105308

  13. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Federal Court of Australia Amendment (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 2009 (No. 106 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | AUS-2009-L-82885

    Makes provision for the exercise of certain criminal jurisdiction by the Federal Court of Australia.

  14. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Organisation Act 2009. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | AUS-2009-L-97951

    An Act to provide for the making of declarations and orders for the purpose of disrupting and restricting the activities of organisations involved in serious criminal activity, and of their members and associates, and to make related amendments to other Acts.

  15. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Controlled Operations) Act 2008 (A2008-32). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 2008-08-19 | AUS-2008-L-105310

  16. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 No 80. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-07 | AUS-2007-L-93179

    An Act to protect persons from domestic and personal violence; to repeal Part 15A of the Crimes Act 1900; and to make consequential amendments to other Acts and instruments.

  17. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Young Offenders) Act 2007 (No. 57 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-11-29 | AUS-2007-L-81891

    Makes amendments to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, and the Young Offenders Act 1993, concerning making provision for serious repeat offending by young people.

  18. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Victims of Crime) Act 2007 (No. 48 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-11-08 | AUS-2007-L-81889

    Makes amendments to the Bail Act 1985 (section 10A - presumption against bail in certain cases); the Correctional Services Act 1982 (section 5 - Victims Register); the Evidence Act 1929 (inserts new section 29A concerning victim who is a witness entitled to be present in court unless court orders otherwise); the Victims of Crime Act 2001 (sections 3, 4, 5, 7 (right to have perceived need for protection taken into account in bail proceedings), 8, 9A (victim of serious offence entitled to be consulted in relation to certain decisions) and 9B (victim's entitlement to be present in court), 10A (victim may request consideration of appeal), 18 and 20(compensation)); and the Youth Court Act 1993 (section 24 - persons who may be present in court).

  19. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Corrective Services Act 2006 No. 29. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-06-01 | AUS-2006-L-97983

  20. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Anti-terrorism Act (No. 2) 2005 (No. 144, 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-14 | AUS-2005-L-72989

  21. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Sentence Administration) Act 2005 (A2005-59). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-02 | Date of entry into force: 2006-06-06 | AUS-2005-L-105314

  22. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Sentencing) Act 2005 (A2005-58). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-02 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-02 | AUS-2005-L-105315

  23. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law Consolidation (Instruments of Crime) Amendment Act 2005 (No. 63 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-12-01 | AUS-2005-L-75188

    Amends the heading to Part 5, Division 4 of the Act and inserts new section 138A entitled Dealing in instruments of crime.

  24. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Defamation Act 2005 (No. 50 of 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-10-27 | AUS-2005-L-75190

    Modifies the general common law relating to the tort of defamation.

  25. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code Amendment (Trafficking in Persons Offences) Act 2005 (No. 96, 2005) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 2005-08-03 | AUS-2005-L-71559

    Schedule 1: Amendments relating to deceptive recruiting, trafficking in persons and debt bondage.
    Schedule 2: Consequential amendments

    Provides for offences relating to trafficking in persons.

  26. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes Amendment Act 2005 (No. 87, 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-07-06 | AUS-2005-L-73155

    Amends section 15X of the 1914 Act concerning state and territory agencies and the giving of evidence by these agencies.

  27. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code Amendment (Suicide Related Material Offences) Act 2005 (No. 92, 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-07-06 | AUS-2005-L-73156

    Inserts a new section after 474.29 of the 1995 Criminal Code concerning using a carriage service for materials inciting persons to commit suicide.

  28. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Child Sex Offenders) Act 2005 (A2005-30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2005-12-29 | AUS-2005-L-105309

  29. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law Consolidation (Criminal Neglect) Amendment Act 2005 (No. 4 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-04-07 | AUS-2005-L-75186

    Amends the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 by inserting a new section after section 13A entitled Division 1A - Criminal Neglect.

  30. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Restorative Justice) Act 2004 (A2004-65). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-31 | AUS-2004-L-105313

  31. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Anti-terrorism Act (No. 2) 2004 (No. 124 of 2004). - Act No. 124 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-08-16 | AUS-2004-L-68740

    Provides for offence of associating with terrorist organisations, transfer of prisoners, and some related matters.

  32. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Anti-terrorism Act (No. 3) 2004 (No. 125 of 2004). - Act No. 125 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-08-16 | AUS-2004-L-68741

    Contains provisions regarding foreign travel documents, persons in relation to whom ASIO questionning warrants are being sought, forensic procedures, and some related matters.

  33. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Anti-terrorism Act 2004 (No. 104 of 2004). - Act No. 104 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-06-30 | AUS-2004-L-68780

    Amends law relating to foreign incursions and recruitment, and to terrorism offences and proceeds of crime. Also provides for some related matters.

  34. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Act, 2003 (No. 77 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-07-22 | AUS-2003-L-65390

    Amends legislation relating to Australian Intelligence Organisation to enhance the country's ability to combat terrorism. Makes provision for special powers for law enforcement agencies in dealing with terrorism offences.

  35. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code 2002 (A2002-51). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | AUS-2002-L-93130

    Chapter 1 - Preliminary
    Chapter 2 - General principles of criminal responsibility
    Chapter 3 - Theft, fraud, bribery and related offences
    Chapter 4 - Property damage and computer offences
    Chapter 5 - [Revoked]
    Chapter 6 - Serious drug offences
    Chapter 6A - Participation in criminal groups
    Chapter 7 - Administration of justice offences
    Chapter 8 - Miscellaneous

  36. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Victims of Crime Act 2001 (No. 58 of 2001). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-11-15 | AUS-2001-L-75217

    Act to lay down principles to govern the treatment of victims of crime in the criminal justice system; to provide limited rights to statutory compensation for injury suffered as a result of the commission of criminal offences; to repeal the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1978.

  37. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001 (No. 142 of 2001). - Act No. 142 of 2001

    Adoption: 2001-10-01 | AUS-2001-L-69116

    Provides for application of Criminal Code to certain offences, as well as for some related matters. Amends Building Industry Act 1985, Equal Opportunity for Women at the Workplace Act 1999, National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Act 1985, Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991, Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993, Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, Workplace Relations Act 1996, Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992, as well as a number of other acts.

  38. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes at Sea Act 2000 (Act No. 73, 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-12-14 | AUS-2000-L-93251

    An Act to give effect to a cooperative scheme for dealing with crimes at sea, to repeal the Criminal Law (Offences at Sea) Act and for related purposes.

  39. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law Amendment Act 2000 (No. 43 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-10-13 | AUS-2000-L-57945

    Makes amendments to the Bail Act 1980, the Criminal Code, the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1978, the Evidence Act 1977, the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997, and the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992. Deals, inter alia, with the granting of bail, several sexual offences and cross-examination.

  40. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (A2000-61). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-10-05 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-16 | AUS-2000-L-105311

  41. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Regulation 2001 (No. 666).

    Adoption: 2000-08-31 | AUS-2000-R-62966

    Made under Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999. Comprehensive legislation on full-time imprisonment, periodic detention, home detention, community service work, and parole. Sections 37-39 regulate hours of work inmates may be required to perform.

  42. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Crimes (Administration of Sentences) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulation 2000 (No. 133 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-03 | AUS-2000-R-62139

    Made under Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act, 1999. Transfers to Periodic Detention of Prisoners Regulation 1995 certain provisions of the repealed Home Detention Regulations 1997 (in relation to home detention), the repealed Community Service Orders Regulation 1995 (in relation to community service work), and the repealed Sentencing (General) Regulation 1996 (in relation to parole). Also amends Correctional Centres (Administration) Regulation 1995, Correctional Centres (General) Regulation 1995 and the Periodic Detention of Prisoners Regulation 1995. Part 4 regulates community service work. Provides for hours of work, meal breaks and tea breaks, computation of hours, supervision, and some related matters.

  43. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Regulation, 2000 (No. 134 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-03 | AUS-2000-R-62140

    Made under Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999. Divided into 5 parts. Part I contains preliminary provisions. Part II deals with sentencing procedures generally; Part III with sentencing procedures for periodic detention orders. Part IV provides for procedures for home detention, and Part V for sentencing procedures for community service orders.

  44. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 No 93. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-12-08 | AUS-1999-L-93177

    An Act to consolidate and amend the law with respect to the administration of certain sentences; and for other purposes.

  45. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 No 92. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-12-08 | AUS-1999-L-93180

    An Act to consolidate and amend the law with respect to the sentencing of offenders; and for other purposes.

  46. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes (Criminal Trials) Act 1999 (No. 35 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-06-08 | AUS-1999-L-58102

    Purpose is to increase the capacity for judicial management of criminal trials and improve the efficiency of criminal trials. Part 2 regulates presentment to be filed, Part 3 establishes a pre-trial procedure, and Part 4 makes provision for trial procedures.

  47. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Stalking) Amendment Act 1999 (No. 18 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-04-30 | AUS-1999-L-52928

    Amends the Criminal Code and replaces s. 359A to define unlawful stalking and sets forth relevant punishments. Acts done for the purposes of a genuine industrial dispute shall not be considered as unlawful stalking.

  48. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prisons (General) Amendment (Designation of High Security Inmates) Regulation 1999 (No. 170 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-03-12 | AUS-1999-R-60489

    Made under the Correctional Centres Act 1952. Amends Prisons (General) Regulations 1995. Provides that the Commissioner of Corrective Services is to take into account (but need not follow) any recommendation of the Serious Offenders Review Council in determining the designation of a high security inmate, and the management of designated high security inmates.

  49. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supreme Court Rules (Amendment No. 326), 1999 (No. 76 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-02-15 | AUS-1999-R-60484

    Amends Criminal Appeal Rules. Prescribes manner of making an application for a guidline judgement under Section 26 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1986. Also provides for some related matters.

  50. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Young Offenders Amendment Regulation 1998 (No. 194 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 1998-04-06 | AUS-1998-R-59659

    Made under the Young Offenders Act, 1997. Amends Young Offenders Regulation 1997 with respect to records of warnings and cautions given under the Act, youth justice conferences, and community service work.

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