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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Replacement Explanatory Memorandum

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Justice, the Hon Michael Keenan MP)
This memorandum replaces the Explanatory Memorandum presented to the House of Representatives on 19 March 2015


Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights ( Parliamentary Scrutiny ) Act 2011 , Seventh Report of 2012, para 1.84.


Australian Crime Commission , Illicit Drug Data Report ( 2012 - 13 ), 180.


Australian Crime Commission , Illicit Drug Data Report ( 2012 - 13 ), 187.


Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions , Annual Report ( 2012 - 13 ), 56; Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions , Annual Report ( 2013 - 14 ), 57.


Toonen v Australia , CCPR/C/50/D/488/1992, UN Human Rights Committee (HRC), 4 April 1994.


Toonen v Australia , CCPR/C/50/D/488/1992, UN Human Rights Committee (HRC), 4 April 1994.


Australian Crime Commission , Illicit Drug Data Report ( 2012 - 13 ), 180.


Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions , Annual Report ( 2012 - 13 ), 56; Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions , Annual Report ( 2013 - 14 ), 57.


Ashbury v Reid [1961] WAR 49 at 51.


Review of Commonwealth Criminal Law, Principles of Criminal Responsibility and Other Matters (Third Interim Report, 1990) 214 [16.57]; agreed with by Weinberg AJA in R v Campbell [2008] 73 NSWLR 272, 298 [161].


Model Criminal Code Officers Committee of the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General, Chapter 2: General Principles of Criminal Responsibility (Final Report, December 1992), i.


Campbell v R [2008] NSWCCA 214, 173.


Revised Explanatory Statement, Crimes (Serious Organised Crime) Amendment Bill 2010 (ACT), 6.


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