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Criminal Appeals Amendment Bill 2019

Bill No. 103
Long Title 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
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 02/20/2019  
First Reading 02/20/2019  
Second Reading 02/20/2019  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/20/2019  
Consideration in Detail 06/20/2019  
Amendments adopted 06/20/2019  
Third Reading 06/25/2019  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/27/2019  
First Reading 06/27/2019  
Second Reading 06/27/2019  
Second Reading Speech