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Acts Amendment (Criminal Investigation) Bill 2001

Bill No. 66
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to assist authorities to investigate organised crime in Western AUstralia. The Bill seeks to amend the Coroners Act 1996 to ensure that failure to obey a summons; order or direction of a coroner will incur a substantial penalty. Further, the Bill seeks to amend the Surveillance Devices Act 1998 (WA) to ensure that any power that a person has, as a member of the police force of Western Australia, may be exercised for the purpose of carrying out a function that the same person has as a member of the staff of the National Crime Authority. This Bill is designed to complement the Criminal Investigation (Exceptional Powers) and Fortifications Removal Bill 2001.
Status Assented to
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 7 Jan 2002 as Act No. 35 of 2001
Current Bill
Legislative AssemblyDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced06 Nov 2001  
First Reading06 Nov 2001  
Second Reading06 Nov 2001  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed27 Nov 2001  
Consideration in Detail29 Nov 2001  
Amendments adopted29 Nov 2001  
Third Reading29 Nov 2001  

Legislative CouncilDateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading05 Dec 2001  
Second Reading05 Dec 2001  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed19 Dec 2001  
Third Reading19 Dec 2001  
Messages Between HousesDateNote No.
Legislative Assembly sent to the Legislative Council