Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 No 23

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01 September 2018 01 September 2018 2018 No 42
21 June 2018 21 June 2018 2018 No 29
14 August 2017 14 August 2017 2017 No 40
29 July 2016 29 July 2016 2016 No 16
01 July 2015 01 July 2015 2015 No 7
14 May 2014 14 May 2014 2014 No 9
02 September 2013 02 September 2013 2012 No 66
03 June 2013 03 June 2013 2013 No 37
05 October 2012 05 October 2012 2012 No 66
09 April 2012 09 April 2012 2012 No 3
21 March 2012 21 March 2012 2012 No 9
30 January 2012 30 January 2012 2010 No 57
01 July 2011 01 July 2011 2010 No 106
10 September 2010 10 September 2010 2010 No 65
19 May 2010 19 May 2010 2010 No 19
26 November 2009 26 November 2009 2009 No 92
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
01 July 2009 01 July 2009 2009 No 49
03 April 2009 03 April 2009 2009 No 6
01 January 2009 01 January 2009 2008 No 105
07 December 2007 07 December 2007 2007 No 82
01 February 2007 01 February 2007 2006 No 94
01 December 2005 01 December 2005 2002 No 103
24 November 2005 24 November 2005 2005 No 98
01 August 2005 01 August 2005 2005 No 32
07 July 2003 07 July 2003 2001 No 121
14 December 2001 14 December 2001 2001 No 112
01 July 2001 01 July 2001 2001 No 24
2001 No 30
03 December 1999 03 December 1999 1999 No 85

Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 No 23

Assented to 14.06.1990.

Previously Drug Trafficking (Civil Proceedings) Act 1990.

Date of commencement, 3.8.1990, sec 2 (1) and GG No 97 of 3.8.1990, p 7096.

Unexplained Wealth (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2018 No 42

Assented to 21.08.2018.

Date of commencement, 1.9.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (493) LW 31.8.2018.

Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2018 No 29

Assented to 21.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.9, assent, sec 2 (1).

Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No 40

Assented to 14.08.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.8, assent, sec 2 (1).

Criminal Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Public Safety) Act 2016 No 16

Assented to 11.05.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 29.7.2016, sec 2 and 2016 (458) LW 29.7.2016.

Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 7

Assented to 09.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.7.2015, sec 2 (2) and 2015 (299) LW 19.6.2015.

Criminal Assets Recovery Amendment Act 2014 No 9

Assented to 14.05.2014.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 No 37

Assented to 03.06.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Crime Commission Act 2012 No 66

Assented to 24.09.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.2 (except so much of Sch 5.2 [13] as inserts sec 62 (4)), 5.10.2012, sec 2 and 2012 (499) LW 5.10.2012.

Date of commencement of so much of Sch 5.2 [13] as inserts sec 62 (4), 2.9.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (443) LW 23.8.2013.

Crimes (Criminal Organisations Control) Act 2012 No 9

Assented to 21.03.2012.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Crimes Amendment (Consorting and Organised Crime) Act 2012 No 3

Assented to 14.03.2012.

Date of commencement, 9.4.2012, sec 2 and 2012 (143) LW 5.4.2012.

Court Suppression and Non-publication Orders Act 2010 No 106

Assented to 29.11.2010.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (296) LW 24.6.2011.

Criminal Assets Recovery Amendment (Unexplained Wealth) Act 2010 No 65

Assented to 10.09.2010.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Personal Property Securities Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No 57

Assented to 28.06.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.5, 30.1.2012, sec 2 and 2011 (661) LW 16.12.2011.

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19

Assented to 19.05.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (2).

Criminal Assets Recovery Amendment Act 2009 No 92

Assented to 26.11.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

NSW Trustee and Guardian Act 2009 No 49

Assented to 26.06.2009.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (305) LW 1.7.2009.

Crimes (Criminal Organisations Control) Act 2009 No 6

Assented to 03.04.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

On 23.6.2011, the High Court in Wainohu v New South Wales[2011] HCA 24 stated in response to the question in the special case that “The Crimes (Criminal Organisations Control) Act 2009 (NSW) is invalid”..

Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Act 2008 No 105

Assented to 08.12.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.1.2009, sec 2 (1) and GG No 158 of 19.12.2008, p 12303.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Schs 2 and 3, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2007 No 82

Assented to 07.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, assent, sec 2 (2).

Police Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2006 No 94

Assented to 22.11.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.8, 1.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 22 of 1.2.2007, p 575.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2005 No 98

Assented to 24.11.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (2).

Criminal Assets Recovery Amendment Act 2005 No 32

Assented to 15.06.2005.

Date of commencement, 1.8.2005, sec 2 and GG No 94 of 29.7.2005, p 3909.

Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103

Assented to 29.11.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.12.2005, sec 2 and GG No 45 of 15.4.2005, p 1356.

Justices Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2001 No 121

Assented to 19.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.7.2003, sec 2 and GG No 104 of 27.6.2003, p 5978.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2001 No 112

Assented to 14.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.12, assent, sec 2 (2).

Police Powers (Drug Premises) Act 2001 No 30

Assented to 27.06.2001.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2001, sec 2 and GG No 106 of 29.6.2001, p 5207.

The amendment made by Sch 2 [2] was without effect as the provision being amended was amended by Firearms Amendment (Trafficking) Act 2001.

Firearms Amendment (Trafficking) Act 2001 No 24

Assented to 19.06.2001.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2001, sec 2 and GG No 103 of 29.6.2001, p 4438.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1999 No 85

Assented to 03.12.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.8, assent, sec 2 (2).

Date of commencement of Sch 4, assent, sec 2 (1).

Property (Relationships) Legislation Amendment Act 1999 No 4

Assented to 07.06.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.6, 28.6.1999, sec 2 and GG No 72 of 25.6.1999, p 4082.

Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 1998 No 149

Assented to 08.12.1998.

Date of commencement, 8.2.1999, sec 2 and GG No 15 of 5.2.1999, p 391.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1998 No 120

Assented to 26.11.1998.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, assent, sec 2 (1).

Drug Misuse and Trafficking Amendment (Ongoing Dealing) Act 1998 No 73

Assented to 14.07.1998.

Date of commencement, 7.8.1998, sec 2 and GG No 112 of 24.7.1998, p 5603.

Drug Trafficking (Civil Proceedings) Amendment Act 1997 No 68

Assented to 10.07.1997.

Date of commencement, 25.7.1997, sec 2 and GG No 83 of 25.7.1997, p 5680.

Evidence (Consequential and Other Provisions) Act 1995 No 27

Assented to 19.06.1995.

Date of commencement, 1.9.1995, sec 2 and GG No 102 of 25.8.1995, p 4355.

Search Warrants (Amendment) Act 1991 No 92

Assented to 17.12.1991.

Date of commencement, 20.9.1992, sec 2 and GG No 116 of 18.9.1992, p 6837.

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Long title

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 1

Subst 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 3

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [3]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [1]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 4

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [4]–[9]; 1999 No 4, Sch 2.6 [1]; 2001 No 112, Sch 2.12; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [2]–[5]; 2007 No 82, Sch 1.3; 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2010 No 19, Sch 3.32 [1]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [2] [4]; 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [1] [2]; 2014 No 9, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [1].

Sec 6

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [10]–[13]; 1998 No 73, Sch 2.3 [1] [2]; 2001 No 24, Sch 2 [1] [2]; 2001 No 30, Sch 2 [1] [3]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.19 [1]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [6]–[9]; 2008 No 105, Sch 2.6 [1] [2]; 2009 No 6, Sch 1.2; 2012 No 3, Sch 2.1; 2012 No 9, Sch 1.3; 2017 No 40, Sch 1.8 [1].

Sec 7

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 9

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [15] [16]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [10]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [2].

Sec 9A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 9B

Ins 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [3].

Sec 10

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [15]–[19]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [12]–[15]; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1]. Subst 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 10A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [16]. Subst 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [6] [7]; 2018 No 29, Sch 1.9 [1].

Sec 10B

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [16]. Subst 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [3]; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.10 [1]; 2017 No 40, Sch 1.8 [2].

Sec 10C

Ins 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 10D

Ins 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2018 No 29, Sch 1.9 [2].

Sec 12

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [20]–[22]; 1999 No 4, Sch 2.6 [2]; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1]; 2010 No 19, Sch 3.32 [2].

Sec 13

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [23]–[26]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [17] [18].

Sec 13A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [19]. Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1].

Sec 14

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1]; 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [4]; 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [4]–[6].

Sec 15

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [27].

Sec 16

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [28] [29].

Sec 16A

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [30]. Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [7]; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [4].

Sec 16B

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [30]. Am 2005 No 98, Sch 3.20 [1] [2]; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.10 [2].

Sec 17

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1].

Sec 18

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1]–[4].

Sec 19

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [31]; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1].

Sec 20

Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2018 No 29, Sch 1.9 [3].

Sec 21

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1] [2] [5].

Sec 22

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [32] [33]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [20]–[26]; 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [5]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [5]–[7].

Sec 22A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [27].

Sec 22AA

Ins 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [8].

Sec 23

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [34]; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1].

Sec 23A

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 24

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [16]; 1999 No 4, Sch 2.6 [3]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [28] [29].

Sec 25

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [36]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [30]; 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [6] [7]; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [9].

Sec 26

Am 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [31] [32]; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [10].

Part 3, Div 2, heading

Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 26A

Ins 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 27

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [37]–[40]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [33]–[37]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [10] [11].

Sec 28

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [41]–[48]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [38] [39]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [12] [13].

Secs 28A–28C

Ins 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 29

Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 30

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1] [2]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 31

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1]; 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [8]; 2010 No 57, Sch 1.5 [1]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5].

Part 3, Div 2A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [40].

Sec 31A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [40]. Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [8].

Sec 31B

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [40]. Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [9].

Sec 31C

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [40].

Part 3, Div 2B

Ins 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 31D

Ins 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [9]. Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]; 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [10]–[12].

Part 3, Div 3, heading

Subst 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [49].

Sec 32

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [50] [51]; 1998 No 120, Sch 2.9; 1998 No 149, Sch 2.4; 1999 No 85, Sch 1.8; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [15]; 2013 No 37, Sch 3.8; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [11] [12]; 2018 No 42, Sch 4 [1]–[3].

Sec 32A

Ins 2018 No 42, Sch 4 [4].

Sec 33

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [52] [53]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [41].

Sec 35

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [54].

Sec 37

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [55].

Sec 37A

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [56].

Sec 38

Am 1991 No 92, Sch 2; 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [15] [16] [57]–[59]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.19 [2]–[6].

Sec 39

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [15] [16].

Sec 41

Am 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [42].

Sec 42A

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [60]. Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.19 [7].

Sec 44

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [61] [62].

Sec 47

Am 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [43].

Sec 47A

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [63].

Sec 48

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [15] [16] [64] [65]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [44].

Sec 50

Am 2005 No 98, Sch 3.20 [3].

Sec 51

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [16]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [45] [46].

Part 4A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [47].

Sec 52A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [47].

Sec 52B

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [47]. Am 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [10] [11].

Secs 52C–52F

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [47].

Sec 52G

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [47]. Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1]; 2010 No 57, Sch 1.5 [2] [3].

Sec 52H

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [47]. Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.17 [1].

Secs 52I

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [47].

Part 5, heading

Subst 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [66].

Sec 53

Am 2001 No 121, Sch 2.77; 2007 No 94, Schs 2, 3.

Sec 54

Am 1995 No 27, Sch 1.9; 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [67]; 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [48] [49]; 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [12].

Part 6, heading

Rep 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [68].

Sec 56

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 58A

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [69].

Sec 59A

Ins 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [50]. Am 2006 No 94, Sch 3.8.

Sec 61

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [16]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 62

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [16]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [5]. Rep 2010 No 106, Sch 2.2. Ins 2012 No 66, Sch 5.2 [13].

Sec 66

Am 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 66A

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [70].

Secs 68–70

Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4.

Sch 1

Ins 1997 No 68, Sch 1 [71]. Am 2005 No 32, Sch 1 [51] [52]; 2009 No 92, Sch 1 [13] [14]; 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [16] [17]; 2014 No 9, Sch 1 [3] [4]; 2016 No 16, Sch 3 [13].

The whole Act

Am 2010 No 65, Sch 1 [3] (“interstate proceeds assessment order” omitted wherever occurring, “interstate proceeds assessment or unexplained wealth order” inserted instead).

Drug Trafficking (Civil Proceedings) Bill 1990

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