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                                Western Australia

                           LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

                     (Introduced by Hon. H. Hodgson MLC)

             Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2000

                                    A Bill for

     An Act to amend the Criminal Code.

     The Parliament of Western Australia enacts as follows:

     1.      Short title
             This Act may be cited as the Criminal Code Amendment Act
5            2000.

     2.      Commencement
             This Act comes into operation on the day that it receives the
             Royal Assent.

     3.      The Code
10           In this Act "The Code" means The Criminal Code.

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     4.       Sections 400 and 401 amended
              Subsections 400(3), 400(4), 401(4), 401(5) and 401(6) of the
              Code are repealed.

     5.       Consequential amendment of the Criminal Code
5             Amendment Act (No. 2) 1996
              To avoid doubt, subsection 4(3) and section 6 of the Criminal
              Code Amendment Act (No. 2) 1996 are repealed.

     6.       Termination of the operation of provisions of the Code
              repealed by this Act
10            To avoid doubt, subsections 401(4) and 401(5) of the Code are
              declared to have no function at the enactment of this Act and
              may not be used in the sentencing of any offender.


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