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Criminal Appeals Amendment Bill 2019

Bill No. 103
Synopsis The purpose of this bill is to amend the Criminal Appeals Act 2004 (WA), introducing a new statutory right for an offender convicted of an offence on indictment to bring a second or subsequent appeal to the Court of Appeal against conviction, if there is either fresh and compelling or new and compelling, evidence relating to the offence. It will also make consequential amendments to the Bail Act 1982, Criminal Procedure Act 2004, Fines, Penalties and Infringement Notices Enforcement Act 1994 and the Supreme Court Act 1935.
Status Legislative Council Second Reading
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill
Bill History
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Legislative Assembly Date
Introduced 20 Feb 2019 
First Reading 20 Feb 2019 
Second Reading 20 Feb 2019 
Second Reading Agreed 20 Jun 2019 
Consideration in Detail 20 Jun 2019 
Amendments adopted 20 Jun 2019 
Third Reading 25 Jun 2019 
Legislative Council Date
Introduced 27 Jun 2019 
First Reading 27 Jun 2019 
Second Reading 27 Jun 2019 
Superseded Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Papers (SNPs)
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Conference of Managers