Queensland Bills

[Index] [Search] [Download] [Related Items] [Help]


This is a Bill, not an Act. For current law, see the Acts databases.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMENDMENT BILL 1993

      Queensland




 CRIMINAL JUSTICE
AMENDMENT BILL 1993

 


 

Queensland CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMENDMENT BILL 1993 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Section Page 1 Short title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 Amended Act . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3 Amendment of s.1.4 (Interpretation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 4 Amendment of Part 2, Division 1 heading (Establishment of Commission) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 5 Amendment of s.2.1 (Constitution of Commission) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 6 Insertion of new s.2.1A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2.1A Commission's official seal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 7 Amendment of s.2.10 (Proceedings of Commission) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 8 Insertion of new s.2.10A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.10A Judicial notice of Chairperson's signature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 9 Insertion of new s.2.14A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.14A Commission to act independently etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 10 Amendment of s.2.17 (Commission hearings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 11 Amendment of s.2.18 (Commission's reports) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 12 Amendment of s.2.20 (Role and functions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 13 Amendment of s.2.24 (Reports of division) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 14 Amendment of s.2.32 (Panel of Tribunal members) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 15 Amendment of s.3.4 (Provisions re execution of warrant) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 16 Amendment of s.3.6 (Summons to procure evidence) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 17 Replacement of s.3.20 (Prohibition of publication of evidence) . . . . . . . . . 8 3.20 Prohibition of publication of evidence etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 18 Insertion of new ss.3.20A-3.20C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

 


 

2 Criminal Justice Amendment 3.20A Administering oath or affirmation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.20B Hearings open to public unless Commission otherwise orders . . . . . 9 3.20C Legal practitioner may be appointed or engaged to assist Commission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 19 Amendment of s.3.21 (Commission not bound by rules or practice) . . . . . . 10 20 Insertion of new s.3.21A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.21A Commission's reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 21 Amendment of s.3.24 (Use of incriminating evidence against witness) . . . 10 22 Omission of s.3.25 (Recoupment of witnesses) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 23 Amendment of s.3.29 (Immunities in conduct of proceedings) . . . . . . . . . . 11 24 Replacement of s.3.33 (Reimbursement for assistance) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3.33 Reimbursement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 25 Amendment of s.3.34 (Conduct constituting contempt) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 26 Amendment of s.5.1 (Applications under Parts 2 and 3 generally) . . . . . . . 12 27 Replacement of s.6.7 (Confidentiality to be maintained) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 6.7 Confidentiality to be maintained . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 28 Insertion of new s.6.11A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6.11A False complaints or information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 29 Insertion of new s.7.2A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 7.2A Appointment to act as Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 SCHEDULE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 MINOR AMENDMENTS

 


 

1993 A BILL FOR An Act to amend the Criminal Justice Act 1989

 


 

4 Criminal Justice Amendment The Parliament of Queensland enacts-- 1 title 2 Short This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice Amendment Bill 3 Clause1. 1993. 4 Act 5 Amended The Criminal Justice Act 1989 is amended as set out in this Act. 6 Clause2. of s.1.4 (Interpretation) 7 Amendment Section 1.4(1)-- 8 Clause3. insert-- 9 ` "chief officer" of the Complaints Section means the person who is 10 appointed under section 2.27(2);'. 11 of Part 2, Division 1 heading (Establishment of 12 Amendment Commission) 13 Clause4. Part 2, Division 1 heading (after `Establishment')-- 14 insert `and membership'. 15 of s.2.1 (Constitution of Commission) 16 Amendment Section 2.1(2)-- 17 Clause5. omit. 18 of new s.2.1A 19 Insertion Clause6. After section 2.1-- 20 insert-- 21

 


 

5 Criminal Justice Amendment official seal 1 `Commission's `2.1A. Judicial notice must be taken of the imprint of the Commission's 2 seal appearing on a document, and the document must be presumed to have 3 been properly sealed unless the contrary is proved.'. 4 of s.2.10 (Proceedings of Commission) 5 Amendment Clause7. Section 2.10 (heading)-- 6 omit `Proceedings', insert `Meetings and other proceedings'. 7 of new s.2.10A 8 Insertion Clause8. After section 2.10-- 9 insert-- 10 notice of Chairperson's signature 11 `Judicial `2.10A. Judicial notice must be taken of-- 12 (a) the official signature of a person who is, or has been, 13 Chairperson; and 14 (b) the fact that the person is, or has been, Chairperson.'. 15 of new s.2.14A 16 Insertion Clause9. After section 2.14-- 17 insert-- 18 to act independently etc. 19 `Commission `2.14A. The Commission must at all times act independently, 20 impartially, fairly and in the public interest.'. 21 of s.2.17 (Commission hearings) 22 Amendment Clause10.(1) After section 2.17(2)(b)-- 23 insert-- 24 `(ba)a Commissioner who is a legal practitioner; or'. 25

 


 

6 Criminal Justice Amendment (2) Section 2.17(2)(c)-- 1 omit `an officer of the Commission who is'. 2 (3) Section 2.17(3) to (5)-- 3 omit. 4 of s.2.18 (Commission's reports) 5 Amendment Section 2.18(5)-- 6 Clause11. omit `subsection (2)', insert `subsection (3)'. 7 of s.2.20 (Role and functions) 8 Amendment Section 2.20(2)(f)-- 9 Clause12. omit, insert-- 10 `(f) to give effect to the recommendations of the Report of the 11 Commission of Inquiry-- 12 (a) to the extent to which they-- 13 (i) relate to the operation of the Official Misconduct 14 Division; and 15 (ii) are not inconsistent with this Act; and 16 (b) so far as it is practicable; and'. 17 of s.2.24 (Reports of division) 18 Amendment Section 2.24(4)-- 19 Clause13. omit, insert-- 20 `(4) If a person makes a complaint of misconduct or official misconduct 21 to the Complaints Section, the Director must give to the person a response 22 stating-- 23 (a) if no action is taken on the complaint--the reason for the inaction; 24 or 25 (b) if action is taken on the complaint-- 26

 


 

7 Criminal Justice Amendment (i) the action taken; and 1 (ii) the reason the Director considers the action to be appropriate 2 in the circumstances; and 3 (iii) any results of the action that are known at the time of the 4 response. 5 `(5) However, the Director is not required to give a response to the 6 person if-- 7 (a) the person has not given his or her name and address to the 8 Commission; or 9 (b) the Complaints Section, acting under section 2.29(2), does not 10 investigate the complaint. 11 `(6) The Director must not disclose, in a response under subsection (4), 12 information the Director considers should remain confidential.'. 13 of s.2.32 (Panel of Tribunal members) 14 Amendment Clause14. Section 2.32(2) (after `Persons')-- 15 insert `eligible'. 16 of s.3.4 (Provisions re execution of warrant) 17 Amendment Section 3.4(1)-- 18 Clause15. insert-- 19 `(d) may use the assistance the person reasonably considers necessary 20 for the exercise of the authority conferred by the warrant.'. 21 of s.3.6 (Summons to procure evidence) 22 Amendment Section 3.6-- 23 Clause16. insert-- 24 `(3) Without limiting subsection (1), a notice under the subsection 25 requires the person concerned to continue to attend before the Commission 26 as required by the Commission until excused by the Commission from 27 further attendance.'. 28

 


 

8 Criminal Justice Amendment of s.3.20 (Prohibition of publication of evidence) 1 Replacement Section 3.20-- 2 Clause17. omit, insert-- 3 of publication of evidence etc. 4 `Prohibition `3.20. The Commission may, by order, prohibit the publication of any of 5 the following matters if it considers that publication of the matter would be 6 unfair to a person or contrary to the public interest-- 7 (a) the fact that a person has given, or may give, evidence before the 8 Commission; 9 (b) information that may help to identify a person who has given, or 10 may give, evidence before the Commission; 11 (c) evidence given before the Commission; 12 (d) the contents of, or a summary of, a record-- 13 (i) produced to the Commission; or 14 (ii) seized under a warrant issued under this Act; or 15 (iii) produced to a person during a Commission hearing; 16 (e) a description of a thing-- 17 (i) produced to the Commission; or 18 (ii) seized under a warrant issued under this Act; or 19 (iii) produced to a person during a Commission hearing.'. 20 of new ss.3.20A-3.20C 21 Insertion Clause18. After section 3.20-- 22 insert-- 23 oath or affirmation 24 `Administering `3.20A. An oath or affirmation that is required for a hearing by the 25 Commission may be administered or taken by-- 26 (a) a person constituting the Commission for the purposes of the 27

 


 

9 Criminal Justice Amendment hearing; or 1 (b) a person nominated by that person. 2 open to public unless Commission otherwise orders 3 `Hearings `3.20B.(1) A hearing of the Commission is open to the public unless the 4 Commission orders, whether before or during the hearing, that it be closed 5 to the public. 6 `(2) The Commission may order that the hearing be closed to the public 7 only if the Commission considers an open hearing would be unfair to a 8 person or contrary to the public interest, having regard to-- 9 (a) the subject matter of the hearing; or 10 (b) the nature of the evidence expected to be given. 11 `(3) The Commission may order that the hearing be closed to the public 12 while it considers whether to make an order under subsection (2). 13 `(4) If the Commission orders that a hearing be closed to the public, it 14 may give a direction about who may be present at the hearing. 15 `(5) A person must not knowingly contravene a direction under 16 subsection (4). 17 Maximum penalty--85 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year. 18 `(6) In this section-- 19 "hearing" includes part of a hearing. 20 practitioner may be appointed or engaged to assist 21 `Legal Commission 22 `3.20C. The Commission may-- 23 (a) appoint an officer of the Commission who is a legal practitioner; 24 or 25 (b) engage the services of a legal practitioner; 26 to assist the Commission in the conduct of a hearing.'. 27

 


 

10 Criminal Justice Amendment of s.3.21 (Commission not bound by rules or practice) 1 Amendment Clause19. Section 3.21(1) and (2)-- 2 omit, insert-- 3 `3.21(1) In discharging its functions and responsibilities, or exercising its 4 powers-- 5 (a) the Commission is not bound by the rules or practice of any court 6 or tribunal about matters of procedure and may conduct its 7 proceedings as it considers proper; and 8 (b) the Commission is not bound by rules or practice about evidence, 9 and may inform itself on any matter in the way it considers 10 appropriate.'. 11 of new s.3.21A 12 Insertion Clause20. After section 3.21-- 13 insert-- 14 reports 15 `Commission's `3.21A.(1) The Commission must include in each of its reports-- 16 (a) its recommendations; and 17 (b) an objective summary of all matters of which it is aware that 18 support, oppose or are otherwise relevant to its recommendations. 19 `(2) The Commission may also include in a report any comments it may 20 have on the matters mentioned in subsection (1)(b).'. 21 of s.3.24 (Use of incriminating evidence against witness) 22 Amendment Clause21. Section 3.24(3) (after `criminal proceedings')-- 23 insert `in a court or in disciplinary proceedings'. 24 of s.3.25 (Recoupment of witnesses) 25 Omission Section 3.25-- 26 Clause22. omit. 27

 


 

11 Criminal Justice Amendment of s.3.29 (Immunities in conduct of proceedings) 1 Amendment Section 3.29(1)-- 2 Clause23. omit, insert-- 3 `3.29(1) A person has the same protection and immunity as a Judge of 4 the Supreme Court while the person is-- 5 (a) discharging the person's duties as a Commissioner; or 6 (b) constituting a Misconduct Tribunal and exercising the tribunal's 7 jurisdiction; or 8 (c) constituting the Commission to conduct a hearing under 9 section 2.17 (Commission hearings).'. 10 of s.3.33 (Reimbursement for assistance) 11 Replacement Section 3.33-- 12 Clause24. omit, insert-- 13 14 `Reimbursement `3.33.(1) The Commission must pay an amount to a person for expenses 15 incurred by the person for the purpose of attending before the Commission 16 as required by the Commission. 17 `(2) The Commission may pay an amount to a person for expenses 18 incurred by the person for the purpose of assisting the Commission, in 19 relation to an investigation or proposed investigation-- 20 (a) by giving information; or 21 (b) by producing a record or other thing; or 22 (c) in any other way. 23 `(3) The amount paid to a person under subsection (1) or (2) must be the 24 amount prescribed by regulation or, if there is no relevant amount 25 prescribed by regulation, a reasonable amount decided by the 26 Commission.'. 27

 


 

12 Criminal Justice Amendment of s.3.34 (Conduct constituting contempt) 1 Amendment Section 3.34(d)-- 2 Clause25. omit, insert-- 3 `(d) having attended at proceedings of the Commission in response to 4 a notice of summons, fails to continue to attend before the 5 Commission as required by the Commission until excused by the 6 Commission from further attendance; or'. 7 of s.5.1 (Applications under Parts 2 and 3 generally) 8 Amendment Section 5.1(4)-- 9 Clause26. omit. 10 of s.6.7 (Confidentiality to be maintained) 11 Replacement Section 6.7-- 12 Clause27. omit, insert-- 13 to be maintained 14 `Confidentiality `6.7(1) Subsection (2) applies to-- 15 (a) a Commissioner; or 16 (b) an officer of the Commission; or 17 (c) a person engaged by the Commission under section 2.55 18 (Engagement of services). 19 `(2) A person must not wilfully disclose information that has come to the 20 person's knowledge because the person is or was a person to whom this 21 subsection applies unless the information is disclosed for the purposes of 22 the Commission or of this Act. 23 Maximum penalty--85 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year. 24 `(3) A person must not wilfully disclose information that has come to the 25 person's knowledge from the Commission because the person is or was a 26 member of the Parliamentary Committee unless-- 27 (a) the disclosure is in the discharge of a function of the committee 28 under this Act; or 29

 


 

13 Criminal Justice Amendment (b) the information is contained in a report of the Commission that 1 has been ordered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed. 2 Maximum penalty--85 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year.'. 3 of new s.6.11A 4 Insertion Clause28. After section 6.11-- 5 insert-- 6 complaints or information 7 `False `6.11A(1) A person must not wilfully-- 8 (a) make a false complaint to the Commission; or 9 (b) otherwise give false information to the Commission. 10 Maximum penalty--85 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year. 11 `(2) A court may order that a person who contravenes subsection (1) 12 must pay an amount of compensation to the Commission, whether or not 13 the court also imposes a penalty for the contravention. 14 `(3) The amount of the compensation must be a reasonable amount for 15 the cost of any investigation made or other action taken by the Commission 16 because of the false complaint or information.'. 17 of new s.7.2A 18 Insertion Clause29. After section 7.2-- 19 insert-- 20 to act as Director 21 `Appointment `7.2A.(1) The Commission may appoint a person to act as a Director of 22 the Commission-- 23 (a) during a vacancy in the office; or 24 (b) during any period, or all periods, when the Director is absent 25 from duty or is, for another reason, unable to perform the 26 functions of the office. 27 `(2) A person may be appointed to act as the Director of the Official 28

 


 

14 Criminal Justice Amendment Misconduct Division only if the person is a legal practitioner.'. 1

 


 

15 Criminal Justice Amendment CHEDULE 1 S INOR AMENDMENTS 2 M section 2 3 1. Section 1.3(a)(vii)-- 4 omit `functions and responsibilities referred to in the foregoing 5 provisions of this section', 6 insert `activities mentioned in subparagraphs (i) to (vi)'. 7 2. Section 1.3(b)-- 8 omit `pertinent thereto', insert `related to the activities'. 9 3. Section 1.4(1) (definitions "Chairman", "delegate", "Minister" and 10 "statutory declaration")-- 11 omit. 12 4. Section 1.4(1)-- 13 insert-- 14 ` "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Commission;'. 15 5. Section 1.4(1) (definition "premises")-- 16 omit `any', insert `the whole or any part of any'. 17 6. Section 1.4(1) (definition "premises")-- 18 omit `, and all parts thereof'. 19

 


 

16 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 7. Section 1.4(1) (definition "record")-- 1 omit `therefrom', insert `from it'. 2 8. Section 1.4(1) (definition "unit of the public administration", 3 paragraphs (c), (d) and (e))-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `(c) a department; or 6 (d) the Police Service; or 7 (e) Queensland Railways; or'. 8 9. Section 1.4 (definition "unit of public administration", paragraph 9 (h))-- 10 omit `thereof', insert `of them'. 11 10. Section 1.4(2)-- 12 omit `therein', insert `in the unit'. 13 11. Section 1.4(2)-- 14 omit `his appointment thereto', insert `the appointment'. 15 12. Section 2.2(1)-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `2.2(1) The Commission consists of-- 18 (a) the Chairperson; and 19 (b) 4 other members. 20 `(1A) The members of the Commission are to be appointed by the 21 Governor in Council by Gazette notice.'. 22

 


 

17 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 13. Section 2.2(4)-- 1 omit. 2 14. Section 2.4(1)(d)-- 3 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 4 15. Section 2.5(1) and (2)-- 5 omit `for recommendation'. 6 16. Section 2.5(3)-- 7 omit `recommended for appointment', insert `appointed'. 8 17. Section 2.5(3)-- 9 omit `thereof', insert `of the members'. 10 18. Section 2.5(4)-- 11 omit. 12 19. Section 2.6(4) and (5)-- 13 omit `recommended for appointment', insert `appointed'. 14 20. Section 2.6(6)-- 15 omit `recommended for such appointment', insert `appointed'. 16 21. Section 2.7(3)-- 17 omit `and (4)'. 18

 


 

18 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 22. Section 2.8(1)-- 1 omit. 2 23. Section 2.8(2)-- 3 omit `Subject to subsection (1), a', insert `A'. 4 24. Section 2.8(2A)(b)-- 5 omit, insert-- 6 `(b) the Commissioner is, subject to subsections (2B) and (3), taken 7 to have been appointed for a term of 5 years.'. 8 25. Section 2.8(2B)-- 9 omit `(1),'. 10 26. Section 2.8(3) (1st sentence)-- 11 omit. 12 27. Section 2.8(3) (2nd sentence)-- 13 omit `subsequent'. 14 28. Section 2.9(1)-- 15 omit `by notification published in the Gazette', insert `by Gazette notice'. 16 29. Section 2.10(4) (1st sentence)-- 17 omit `thereon'. 18

 


 

19 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 30. Section 2.14(1)(b) (1st sentence)-- 1 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 2 31. Section 2.14(1)(b) (2nd sentence)-- 3 omit `report thereon, shall', insert `report,'. 4 32. Section 2.15(c)-- 5 omit `the offices of the Director of Prosecutions and of the Public 6 Defender', 7 insert `the office of the Director of Prosecutions and the Legal Aid 8 Commission (so far as its functions relate to prescribed criminal 9 proceedings within the meaning of the Legal Aid Act 1978)'. 10 33. Section 2.15(f), (g), (i), (j) and (k)-- 11 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 12 34. Section 2.15(h)-- 13 omit `Commissioner of Police', 14 insert `Commissioner of the Police Service'. 15 35. Section 2.18(1)-- 16 omit `Except as is prescribed or permitted by', insert `Subject to'. 17 36. Section 2.19(1)(b)-- 18 omit `Chairman', insert `Chief Judge'. 19

 


 

20 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 37. Section 2.19(1)-- 1 insert-- 2 `(ba)to the President of the Childrens Court, if the report deals with 3 matters pertinent to the Childrens Court; or'. 4 38. Section 2.20(2)(d)-- 5 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 6 39. Section 2.23(1)(a)-- 7 omit `therein', insert `in a unit of public administration'. 8 40. Section 2.24(2)(d)-- 9 omit `Chairman', insert `Chief Judge'. 10 41. Section 2.24(2)-- 11 insert-- 12 `(da)the President of the Childrens Court, if the report relates to a 13 person holding judicial office in the Childrens Court; and'. 14 42. Section 2.24(2)(e)-- 15 omit `or Children's Courts'. 16 43. Section 2.28(2)(b) and (3)-- 17 omit `Commissioner of Police', 18 insert `Commissioner of the Police Service'. 19

 


 

21 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 44. Section 2.28(3)-- 1 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 2 45. Section 2.28(5)-- 3 omit all words after `(3)'. 4 46. Section 2.28(6)-- 5 omit `, or his delegate,'. 6 47. Section 2.28(6)-- 7 omit `therefrom', insert `from any such complaint or matter'. 8 48. Section 2.30(2)-- 9 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 10 49. Section 2.30(2)(b)-- 11 omit `for the time being declared by Order-in-Council', 12 insert `declared by regulation'. 13 50. Section 2.30(3)-- 14 omit `It is not competent to the Governor-in-Council to', 15 insert `A regulation may not'. 16 51. Before section 2.31 (in Part 2, Division 5)-- 17 insert-- 18

 


 

22 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) `Meaning of "prescribed person" 1 `2.30A In this Division-- 2 "prescribed person" has the same meaning as in section 2.30.'. 3 52. Section 2.32(1)(a)(ii)-- 4 omit `of the Commonwealth'. 5 53. Section 2.32(2)-- 6 omit `notification published in the Gazette', insert `Gazette notice'. 7 54. Section 2.36(3) and (4)-- 8 omit. 9 55. Section 2.38(1B)-- 10 omit, insert-- 11 `(1B) The appeal must be instituted within 28 days after the decision of 12 the Misconduct Tribunal is announced.'. 13 56. Section 2.38(1C)-- 14 omit. 15 57. Before section 2.40 (in Part 2, Division 5A)-- 16 insert-- 17 `Meaning of "prescribed person" 18 `2.40A. In this Division-- 19 "prescribed person" has the same meaning as in section 2.30.'. 20

 


 

23 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 58. Section 2.42-- 1 omit `thereof', insert `of them'. 2 59. Section 2.45(2)(f)(iv)-- 3 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 4 60. Section 2.45(2)(g)-- 5 omit `Police Department', insert `Police Service'. 6 61. Section 2.45(2)(h)-- 7 omit `Commissioner of Police', 8 insert `Commissioner of the Police Service'. 9 62. Section 2.46(1)-- 10 omit `of government of the State'. 11 63. Section 2.46(2)-- 12 omit `thereof', insert `of the administration of criminal justice'. 13 64. Section 2.47(2)(a)-- 14 omit `therein', insert `in criminal activities'. 15 65. Section 2.47(2)(a)(iii)-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `(iii) the Police Service; and'. 18

 


 

24 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 66. Section 2.47(2)(a)(iv)-- 1 omit `of the Commonwealth' (2nd mention). 2 67. Section 2.47(2)(c)-- 3 omit `thereto', insert `to them'. 4 68. Section 2.47(2)(d)(i)-- 5 omit `of the State, being part of the Police Department', 6 insert `of the Police Service'. 7 69. Section 2.47(2)(d)(ii)-- 8 omit `Police Department's', insert `Police Service's'. 9 70. Section 2.47(2)(d)(ii)-- 10 omit `of the Commonwealth' (2nd mention). 11 71. Section 2.47(2)(e)-- 12 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 13 72. Section 2.48(1)-- 14 omit `or his delegate to do so'. 15 73. Section 2.48(2)-- 16 omit `therein referred to', insert `referred to in that Act'. 17

 


 

25 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 74. Section 2.49(b)-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `(b) the Commissioner of the Police Service;'. 3 75. Section 2.49-- 4 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 5 76. Section 2.49-- 6 omit `forthwith', insert `immediately'. 7 77. Section 2.51(2)(b) and (c) 8 omit `whereby', insert `by which'. 9 78. Section 2.51(2)(f)-- 10 omit `of the Commonwealth' (2nd mention). 11 79. Section 2.53(3)-- 12 omit `thereby', insert `by the appointment'. 13 80. Section 2.53(3)-- 14 omit `of the State'. 15 81. Section 2.54 (2nd sentence)-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `(2) In subsection (1)-- 18 "staff" includes members of the Police Service.'. 19

 


 

26 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 82. Section 2.56(3) and (4)-- 1 omit `Police Force', insert `Police Service'. 2 83. Section 2.57(2)-- 3 omit `therein', insert `in the scheme or arrangement'. 4 84. Section 2.57(3)-- 5 omit, insert-- 6 `(3) The Auditor-General must audit the accounts and records of each 7 scheme and arrangement established and maintained by the Commission 8 under subsection (1). 9 `(4) An audit is to be conducted whenever the Auditor-General considers 10 appropriate.'. 11 85. Section 3.1(1)-- 12 omit `, or his delegate,' and `or delegate'. 13 86. Section 3.2(1)-- 14 omit `, or his delegate,'. 15 87. Section 3.3(1)-- 16 omit `, or his delegate,'. 17 88. Section 3.3(1)(a) and (c)-- 18 omit `therein', insert `in the warrant'. 19

 


 

27 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 89. Section 3.5(1)(a)-- 1 omit `of the Commonwealth' (2nd mention). 2 90. Section 3.6(1)-- 3 omit `, or his delegate,'. 4 91. Section 3.6(1)(a)-- 5 omit `therein', insert `in the notice'. 6 92. Section 3.7(1)-- 7 omit `or his delegate'. 8 93. Section 3.7(2)-- 9 omit `by or under the foregoing provisions of this Division', 10 insert `under sections 3.1 to 3.7'. 11 94. Section 3.8(1)(b) and (2) (definition "the prescribed period")-- 12 omit `or his delegate'. 13 95. Section 3.8(2) (definition "subject person")-- 14 omit `thereafter', insert `afterwards'. 15 96. Section 3.9-- 16 omit `thereof', insert `of it'. 17 97. Section 3.10(1)(b)-- 18 omit `therein, insert `in the container'. 19

 


 

28 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 98. Section 3.11-- 1 omit `, or his delegate,'. 2 99. Section 3.11-- 3 omit `members of the Police Force', insert `police officers'. 4 100. Section 3.11(2)(b)-- 5 omit `whereby the Commission may be deprived of his evidence', 6 insert `and the Commission may be deprived of the person's evidence if 7 the person leaves the State'. 8 101. Section 3.11(2) (2nd sentence)-- 9 omit `his delegate, a person nominated by either of them,', 10 insert `a person nominated by the Chairperson'. 11 102. Section 3.12(2)-- 12 omit `forthwith', insert `immediately'. 13 103. Section 3.13(1) and (2)-- 14 omit `, or his delegate,'. 15 104. Section 3.13(1) and (2)-- 16 omit `therein', insert `in the direction'. 17 105. Section 3.14(1)-- 18 omit `(or any provision to a similar effect passed in substitution 19 therefor)'. 20

 


 

29 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 106. Section 3.14(2)-- 1 omit `or his delegate'. 2 107. Section 3.15(3)-- 3 omit `thereof', insert `of the information'. 4 108. Section 3.16(1)-- 5 omit `, or his delegate, to do so'. 6 109. Section 3.16(2) (2nd appearing)-- 7 omit. 8 110. Section 3.22(1)-- 9 omit `Except as prescribed by', insert `Subject to'. 10 111. Section 3.22(2) and (3)-- 11 omit `refuse or'. 12 112. Section 3.23(1)-- 13 omit `therein', insert `in the proceedings'. 14 113. Section 3.24(3)-- 15 omit `Except as prescribed by', insert `Subject to'. 16 114. Section 3.26(1)-- 17 omit `forthwith', insert `immediately'. 18

 


 

30 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 115. Section 3.26(1)-- 1 omit `or his delegate'. 2 116. Section 3.26(2) (1st sentence)-- 3 omit `, or his delegate,'. 4 117. Section 3.26(3)(a)-- 5 omit `therein', insert `in the investigation'. 6 118. Section 3.26(3)(a)-- 7 omit `thereafter', insert `afterwards'. 8 119. Section 3.27-- 9 omit `thereof' and `therefrom'. 10 120. Section 3.28-- 11 omit `Except as permitted by', insert `Subject to'. 12 121. Section 3.31(d)-- 13 omit `relevant thereto', 14 insert `relating to the oath, affirmation, declaration, rule or practice'. 15 122. Section 3.32.1(6)(a)-- 16 omit `refuse or'. 17 123. Section 3.32.1(6)(b)-- 18 omit `refused or'. 19

 


 

31 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 124. Section 3.32.1(6)(c)-- 1 omit `refuses or'. 2 125. Section 3.34(c)(ii) and (iii)-- 3 omit `refuses or'. 4 126. Section 3.34(c)(ii) and (iii)-- 5 omit `his refusal or', insert `the'. 6 127. Section 3.35(3)(a)-- 7 omit `thereupon'. 8 128. Section 3.35(4)-- 9 omit `therein', insert `in the certificate'. 10 129. Section 3.36(4)-- 11 omit `forthwith', insert `immediately'. 12 130. Section 4.1(1)-- 13 omit `soon as is practicable after the commencement of this Act and as'. 14 131. Section 4.2(2) (2nd sentence)-- 15 omit `thereof', insert `of those political parties'. 16 132. Section 5.2(2)-- 17 omit `thereof', insert `of the information or complaint'. 18

 


 

32 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 133. Section 5.3(1)-- 1 omit `or his delegate'. 2 134. Section 5.3(1)-- 3 omit `therein', insert `in the matter'. 4 135. Section 5.4(1)-- 5 omit `or his delegate'. 6 136. Section 5.5(1) (2nd sentence)-- 7 omit `therein', insert `in the proceeding'. 8 137. Section 5.6(1) (1st sentence)-- 9 omit `or his delegate'. 10 138. Section 5.6(1) (1st sentence)-- 11 omit `therein', insert `in the matter'. 12 139. Section 5.6(1) (2nd sentence)-- 13 omit `therein', insert `in the proceeding'. 14 140. Section 6.2(2)-- 15 omit `whereby', insert `by which'. 16 141. Section 6.3(3)-- 17 omit `at the discretion of the court'. 18

 


 

33 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 142. Section 6.4-- 1 omit `at the discretion of the court'. 2 143. Sections 6.8, 6.9, 6.10 and 6.11(1)(at the end of each provision)-- 3 insert-- 4 `Maximum penalty--85 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year.'. 5 144. Section 6.10-- 6 omit `thereto', insert `to the notice'. 7 145. Section 6.11(2)-- 8 omit, insert-- 9 `(2) It is a defence to an offence mentioned in subsection (1)(a) to prove 10 that the information or complaint did not concern frivolous matter. 11 `(3) It is a defence to an offence mentioned in subsection (1)(b) to prove 12 that the information or complaint was not given or made vexatiously.'. 13 146. Section 6.12(4)-- 14 omit `, or both'. 15 147. Section 7.2-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `Delegation by Chairperson 18 `7.2.(1) The Chairperson may delegate the Chairperson's powers under 19 this Act to a Director of the Commission. 20 `(2) The Chairperson may delegate the Chairperson's powers under 21 section 3.26(5) to an officer of the Commission.'. 22

 


 

34 Criminal Justice Amendment SCHEDULE (continued) 148. Section 7.4 (words after `proof')-- 1 omit `therein', insert `in the certificate'. 2 149. Sections 7.9 and 7.10-- 3 omit. 4 150. Section 7.11-- 5 omit, insert-- 6 `Regulations 7 `7.11.(1) The Governor in Council may make regulations for the 8 purposes of this Act. 9 `(2) A regulation may make provision for-- 10 (a) procedures to be followed in proceedings before the 11 Commission; or 12 (b) procedures to be observed by Commissioners, officers of the 13 Commission and other persons in discharging the Commission's 14 functions and responsibilities or exercising the Commission's 15 powers. 16 `Numbering and renumbering of Act 17 `7.12. In the first reprint of the Act produced under the Reprints Act 18 1992, the provisions of the Act must be numbered and renumbered as 19 permitted by section 43 of the Reprints Act 1992.'. 20 21 State of Queensland 1993

 


[Index] [Search] [Download] [Related Items] [Help]