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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 13 Hansard (Wednesday, 1 December 2021) . . Page.. 4016 ..


Schedule of amendments

Schedule 1

Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

Amendments moved by the Attorney-General

1

Clause 2 (1)

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• part 7A

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Clause 2

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(2A) Part 7A (Criminal Code 2002) commences on the day after this Act’s notification day.

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Clause 3

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• Criminal Code 2002

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Proposed new part 7A

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Part 7ACriminal Code 2002

15AMental impairment and criminal responsibility

Section 28 (4) and (5)

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(4) A person is presumed not to have been suffering from a mental impairment that had an effect mentioned in subsection (1).

(5) The presumption is displaced only if it is proved on the balance of probabilities (by the prosecution or defence) that the person was suffering from a mental impairment that had an effect mentioned in subsection (1).


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