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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 14 Hansard (10 December) . . Page.. 4186..


Schedule 3

Criminal Code 2002

Amendments circulated by the Attorney-General

1

Clause 2

Page 2, line 4-

omit clause 2, substitute

2 Commencement

(1) This Act (other than schedule 1, part 1.21A) commences on 1 January 2003.

(2) Schedule 1, part 1.21A commences on the commencement of the Territory Records Act 2002, section 52.

Note The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence on the notification day (see Legislation Act, s 75 (1)).

3

Clause 8 (1)

Page 4, line 14-

omit

offences created before 1 January 2003

substitute

an offence created by a provision that commenced before 1 January 2003 (a pre-2003 offence )

3

Clause 8 (2)

Page 4, line 16-

omit clause 8 (2), substitute

(2) To remove any doubt, if-

(a) a provision containing a pre-2003 offence is omitted and remade (with or without changes) before the default application date; and

(b) the remade provision creates an offence;

the provisions of this chapter apply to the offence (unless an Act or subordinate law provides otherwise).

4

Clause 23 (1)

Page 11, line 7-

omit

an offence of strict liability

substitute

a strict liability offence


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