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Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003 and the Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment Bill 2003


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:26 Jun 2003
Deadline for submissions:04 Aug 2003
Date Ended:09 Dec 2003
Committee:Legislation Committee (2001 - 2005)
House:Legislative Council
Media Statements:
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:On June 26 2003, the Legislative Council referred the Corruption and Crime Commission Bill 2003 and the Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment Bill 2003 (“Bills”) to the Standing Committee on Legislation for inquiry.

When the Bills were introduced into the Legislative Council they comprised a single Bill namely, the Corruption and Crime Commission Bill 2003 (“original Bill”).

The original Bill was divided in the Legislative Council into the two Bills to enable those parts of the original Bill dealing with the establishment of the Corruption and Crime Commission to proceed through the Parliament. The Legislation Committee is empowered to conduct its inquiry without any regard being had to the enactment of one of the Bills during the period of referral.

For the purposes of the inquiry, the Committee is seeking submissions in relation to the text of the original Bill which is below.
Corruption and Crime Commission Bill 2003.pdf.pdf

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
No submissions
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
11 Jul 200310:30 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthCrown Solicitor's OfficeMs Judith Taseff
11 Jul 200310:30 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthPolice Royal CommissionMr Peter Hastings
23 Jul 200312:30 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthAnti-Corruption CommissionMr Terry O'Connor QC
08 Sep 200309:30 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthCommunity and Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association of WA IncMr John Dasey
15 Sep 200309:30 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthWestern Australian Police Union of WorkersMr Michael Dean and Mr Kevin Prince
15 Sep 200311:00 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthCriminal Lawyers Association of Western AustraliaMr Hylton Quail and Mr Richard Bayly
15 Sep 200312:30 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthThe Law Society of Western AustraliaMs Elizabeth Heenan and Mr Ian Weldon
10 Nov 200309:30 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PertCrown Solicitor's OfficeMr George Tannin SC, Crown Counsel
Videos:
Site Visits and Travel Details:As part of the inquiry, the Committee travelled to Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra from August 25 to 29, 2003.
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mrs Judith Taseff (Senior Assistant Crown Solicitor, Crown Solicitor's Office), Mr Peter Hastings QC (Senior Counsel assisting the Police Royal Commission), Mr Matthew Byrne (General Counsel and Director of Operations, Police Royal Commission) on 11 Jul 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Terence O'Connor (Chairman, Anti-Corruption Commission), Mr Graeme Charlwood (Chief Executive Officer, Anti-Corruption Commission) on 23 Jul 2003
Evidence by.. Mr John Dasey (Senior Industrial Officer, Community and Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association), Mr Gary Cooper (Workplace Delegate for Anti-Corruption Commission, Community and Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association), Mr David Beeson (Workplace Delegate for Anti-Corruption Commission, Community and Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association) on 8 Sep 2003
Evidence by.. Mrs Elizabeth Heenan (President, Law Society of Western Australia), Mr Ian Weldon (Treasurer, Law Society of Western Australia) on 15 Sep 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Michael Dean (President, Western Australian Police Union of Workers), Hon Kevin Prince (Barrister and Solicitor) on 15 Sep 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Hylton Quail (President, WA Criminal Lawyers' Association), Mr Richard Bayly (Former President and Present Committee Member, WA Criminal Lawyers' Association) on 15 Sep 2003
Evidence by.. Mr George Tannin SC (Crown Counsel) on 10 Nov 2003
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
21 Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003 and the Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment Bill 20039 Dec 2003More...