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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 9 Hansard (18 August) . . Page.. 3893..

Schedules of amendments

Schedule 1

Corrections Reform Amendment Bill 2003

Amendments moved by Mr Smyth


Clause 2

Page 2, line 5-

omit clause 2, substitute

2 Commencement

(1) This Act commences on a day fixed by the Minister by written notice.

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

Note 2 A single day or time may be fixed, or different days or times may be fixed, for the commencement of different provisions (see Legislation Act, s 77 (1)).

(2) If this Act, or a provision of this Act, has not commenced within 12 months beginning on the notification day of this Act, the Act or provision automatically commences on the first day after that period.


Clause 4

Proposed new section 338 (1) (a) (ii)

Page 3, line 23-

omit proposed new section 338 (1) (a) (ii), substitute

(ii) if ordered by a court-may be reviewed by the sentence administration board; and


Clause 5

Proposed new section 366C (1) to (10)

Page 8, line 2-

omit proposed new section 366C (1) to (10), substitute

(1) A court that sentences an offender may, by order (a review order ) provide for the review of the sentence during its term by the sentence administration board, subject to this section.

(2) A review order may provide for 1 or more reviews of the sentence by the board, to be carried out within periods, or in circumstances, stated in the order.

(3) A review order may provide for either or both of the following:

(a) a penalty mentioned in section 366B to be imposed on the direction of the board, after a review by the board;

(b) the circumstances in which a penalty may, subject to any conditions stated in the order, be changed on direction by the board, after a review by the board.

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