Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 No 59

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12 December 2006 12 December 2006 2006 No 128
20 June 2006 20 June 2006 2006 No 58
01 December 2005 01 December 2005 2002 No 103
24 November 2005 24 November 2005 2005 No 98
27 November 2003 27 November 2003 2003 No 82
08 July 2003 08 July 2003 2003 No 27
07 July 2003 07 July 2003 2001 No 121
01 June 2003 01 June 2003 2002 No 35
01 September 2002 01 September 2002 2002 No 46
01 January 2001 01 January 2001 2000 No 107

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 No 59

Assented to 05.07.2000.

Date of commencement, Part 8 and sec 121 excepted, 1.1.2001, sec 2 (1) and GG No 168 of 22.12.2000, p 13459.

Date of commencement of Part 8, 1.6.2003, sec 2 (1) and GG No 53 of 27.2.2003, p 3497.

Date of commencement of sec 121, assent, sec 2 (2).

Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 No 12

Assented to 23.06.2020.

Date of commencement, 27.3.2021, sec 2 and 2021 (116) LW 19.3.2021.

Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Amendment (Victims) Act 2018 No 85

Assented to 28.11.2018.

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

Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2018 No 29

Assented to 21.06.2018.

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

Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Sentencing Options) Act 2017 No 53

Assented to 24.10.2017.

Date of commencement, 24.9.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (534) LW 21.9.2018.

Health Practitioner Regulation Amendment Act 2017 No 50

Assented to 24.10.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.6, 8.1.2018, sec 2 and 2017 (666) LW 1.12.2017.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2016 No 55

Assented to 25.10.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 6.1.2017, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 No 15

Assented to 29.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.7.2015, sec 2 (1).

Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No 59

Assented to 23.10.2014.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 No 33

Assented to 24.06.2014.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.6, 29.10.2013, Sch 1.6.

Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Amendment Act 2014 No 31

Assented to 24.06.2014.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.4, 1.9.2016, sec 2 and 2016 (536), LW 26.8.2016.

Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No 90

Assented to 20.11.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Crimes and Courts Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No 80

Assented to 29.10.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2011 No 62

Assented to 16.11.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 6.1.2012, sec 2 (1).

Health Practitioner Regulation Amendment Act 2010 No 34

Assented to 15.06.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.7.2010, sec 2 (2).

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2009 No 111

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement, 17.5.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (183) LW 14.5.2010.

Crimes Amendment (Fraud, Identity and Forgery Offences) Act 2009 No 99

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement, 22.2.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (41) LW 19.2.2010.

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Amendment (Untested Registrable Persons) Act 2009 No 63

Assented to 16.09.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2008 No 56

Assented to 01.07.2008.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

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

Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Amendment Act 2007 No 87

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 20.10.2008, sec 2 (1) and GG No 132 of 17.10.2008, p 9976.

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2007 No 71

Assented to 07.12.2007.

Date of commencement, 25.3.2008, sec 2 and GG No 16 of 15.2.2008, p 706.

Police Powers Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No 128

Assented to 12.12.2006.

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

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2006 No 74

Assented to 27.10.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1] [2] [7] [8] [12] [14]–[16] [18]–[24] [26] [30] [32] [35] [37]–[52] [54] [57] [59] [62]–[64] [71] [74] [81]–[83] [85]–[94] [97] [98] and [105]–[109], 1.7.2007, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 23.2.2007, p 946.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [3]–[6] [9]–[11] [13] [17] [25] [27]–[29] [31] [33] [34] [36] [53] [55] [56] [58] [60] [61] [65]–[70] [72] [73] [75]–[80] [84] [95] [96] [103] and [104], 15.3.2007, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 23.2.2007, p 946.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [99]–[102] [110] and [111], 23.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 23.2.2007, p 946.

Crimes (Appeal and Review) Amendment (DNA Review Panel) Act 2006 No 70

Assented to 19.10.2006.

Date of commencement, 23.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 23.2.2007, p 945.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 No 58

Assented to 20.06.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.10, assent, sec 2 (2).

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).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2003 No 82

Assented to 27.11.2003.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No 27

Assented to 08.07.2003.

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

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.

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Penalty Notice Offences) Act 2002 No 46

Assented to 04.07.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 1.9.2002, sec 2 (1) and GG No 135 of 30.8.2002, p 6537.

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2002 No 35

Assented to 25.06.2002.

Date of commencement, 1.6.2003, sec 2 and GG No 53 of 27.2.2003, p 3498.

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.

Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 2000 No 107

Assented to 14.12.2000.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.1.2001, sec 2 and GG No 168 of 22.12.2000, p 13460.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2000 No 93

Assented to 08.12.2000.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.11, assent, sec 2 (2).

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Sec 3

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [1]–[3]; 2001 No 121, Sch 2.74 [1] [2]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [1]–[4]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [1]–[3]; 2005 No 98, Sch 3.17 [1]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [1]–[14]; 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [1]–[3]; 2009 No 63, Sch 1 [1]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [1]–[3]; 2010 No 34, Sch 2.9 [1]; 2011 No 62, Sch 3.5 [1]; 2013 No 80, Sch 3; 2014 No 31, Sch 5.4; 2017 No 50, Sch 5.6; 2017 No 53, Sch 4.11; 2018 No 29, Sch 2.5.

Sec 4

Am 2005 No 98, Sch 3.17 [1]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [15] [16].

Sec 5, table

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [4]; 2006 No 58, Sch 2.10 [1]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [17].

Sec 6, table

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [4]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2]–[4]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [18].

Sec 7

Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [3] [4].

Sec 8

Subst 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [19].

Sec 9

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [5] [6]; 2005 No 98, Sch 3.17 [1] [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [20].

Sec 10

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [7]; 2005 No 98, Sch 3.17 [1] [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [21] [22].

Sec 11

Subst 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [23]. Am 2007 No 71, Sch 1 [1] [2].

Sec 12

Rep 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [23].

Sec 13

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [5]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [24]–[29].

Sec 14

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [5]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 15

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [30].

Sec 16

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 17

Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [3] [4]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [31] [32].

Sec 18

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [33].

Sec 19

Rep 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [34].

Sec 20

Subst 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [35]; 2007 No 71, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 21

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [36]; 2013 No 90, Sch 1.3 [1].

Part 5, heading

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [6]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [5]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [37].

Sec 22

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [7]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 23

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [8]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [38].

Sec 24

Subst 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [39]. Am 2007 No 71, Sch 1 [4].

Sec 25

Rep 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [39].

Sec 26

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [40]; 2013 No 90, Sch 1.3 [2] [3].

Sec 27

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [9]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [41]–[43].

Sec 30

Am 2005 No 98, Sch 3.17 [1]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [44] [45]; 2013 No 90, Sch 1.3 [4]–[6].

Sec 32

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [9] [10]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [10] [11]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [46] [47].

Sec 33

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [11]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [12]–[15]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [48]–[50].

Sec 34

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [10]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 35

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [9] [12]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 36

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [10] [13] [14]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [16]–[19]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2] [6]–[8].

Sec 36A

Ins 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [20]. Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2] [7] [8]; 2006 No 58, Sch 2.10 [2].

Part 5, Div 4, heading

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [15]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [5].

Sec 39

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [5]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 40

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [5]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 41

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [5]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 42

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [5]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2] [3].

Sec 43

Am 2011 No 62, Sch 3.5 [1].

Sec 43A

Ins 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [22]. Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Part 6, note

Subst 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [4].

Sec 47

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [51]; 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [4].

Sec 49

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [52].

Sec 49A

Ins 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [23]. Rep 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [53].

Sec 50, table

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [54] [55]; 2010 No 34, Sch 2.9 [2]; 2014 No 33, Sch 1.6.

Sec 51A

Ins 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [56].

Sec 52

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [57]; 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [4].

Sec 53

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [58].

Sec 54

Am 2003 No 27, Sch 4 [1].

Sec 55

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21] [24]; 2003 No 27, Sch 4 [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [59].

Sec 57

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [25] [26]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [60]–[63].

Secs 58, 59

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21].

Sec 60

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21]. Subst 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [64].

Sec 61

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [65]–[67].

Sec 62

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [68].

Sec 63

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [69].

Sec 64

Rep 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [70].

Sec 64A

Ins 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [71].

Sec 65

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [72].

Sec 67

Am 2005 No 98, Sch 3.17 [1] [2].

Sec 69

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [27]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [73] [74]–[76].

Sec 70

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [28]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [77]–[79].

Sec 71

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [29]. Rep 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [80].

Sec 73

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [30].

Sec 74

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [81] [82].

Sec 74A

Ins 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [83].

Sec 75

Subst 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [83].

Part 7A (secs 75A–75O)

Ins 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [84].

Part 7B

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5].

Sec 75P

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5].

Secs 75Q, 75R

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5]. Am 2009 No 63, Sch 1 [1].

Secs 75S–75V

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5].

Sec 75W

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5]. Subst 2009 No 63, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 75X

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5]. Am 2009 No 63, Sch 1 [3] [4].

Secs 75Y–75ZA

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5].

Secs 75ZB, 75ZC

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5]. Subst 2009 No 63, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 75ZD

Ins 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [5]. Am 2009 No 63, Sch 1 [1] [6].

Sec 76

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [31]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [85] [86]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 76A

Ins 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [32]. Am 2009 No 99, Sch 4.2 [1] [2].

Sec 76B

Ins 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [87].

Sec 77

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [33]; 2005 No 98, Sch 3.17 [1]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [88]–[92]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 80

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [93].

Sec 81

Am 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [7] [8].

Part 8A (secs 81A–81N)

Ins 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 83A

Ins 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [34].

Sec 86

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21].

Sec 87

Am 2000 No 93, Sch 2.11 [1]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [35] [36]. Subst 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [94]. Am 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [6]. Subst 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 87A

Ins 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [37]. Am 2009 No 99, Sch 4.2 [2].

Sec 88

Am 2007 No 71, Sch 1 [5]; 2018 No 85, Sch 2; 2020 No 12, Sch 3.10[1] [2].

Sec 89

Am 2000 No 93, Sch 2.11 [2]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [38]; 2011 No 62, Sch 3.5 [2].

Sec 90

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [39]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [95]; 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [4]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [11] [12].

Sec 91

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [16]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [96]; 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [7]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 92

Am 2006 No 70, Sch 2.2 [1]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [97]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [14]; 2011 No 62, Sch 3.5 [2].

Sec 93

Am 2008 No 56, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 93A

Ins 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 94

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [98].

Sec 95

Am 2003 No 27, Sch 4 [3]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [99] [100]; 2008 No 56, Sch 1 [2]; 2016 No 55, Sch 2.5 [1] [2].

Sec 96

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [40] [41]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [101].

Sec 97

Am 2003 No 27, Sch 4 [4]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [102]; 2008 No 56, Sch 1 [3] [4]; 2016 No 55, Sch 2.5 [2].

Sec 98

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [5]; 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [42]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [103] [104]; 2007 No 87, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 99

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [105].

Sec 100

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [106]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [16]–[18].

Sec 101

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [21]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [16] [19] [20].

Sec 102

Am 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 106

Am 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [107] [108].

Sec 107

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [17]; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [2].

Sec 108

Am 2010 No 34, Sch 2.9 [2].

Sec 109

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [43]; 2003 No 27, Sch 4 [5] [6]; 2006 No 70, Sch 2.2 [2]; 2008 No 56, Sch 1 [5]; 2011 No 62, Sch 3.5 [2].

Sec 111

Rep 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [21].

Sec 112

Am 2002 No 46, Sch 3.1; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [9] [10]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [109]; 2006 No 128, Sch 4.2.

Sec 113

Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.18 [11] [12].

Sec 114

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [44] [45].

Sec 115A

Ins 2001 No 121, Sch 2.74 [3]. Am 2015 No 15, Sch 2.11.

Sec 117

Am 2001 No 121, Sch 2.74 [4]; 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 119

Rep 2003 No 82, Sch 3.

Sec 121

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [46] [47].

Sch 1

Am 2000 No 107, Sch 4 [18]. Rep 2003 No 82, Sch 3.

Sch 2

Am 2002 No 35, Sch 1 [48] [49]; 2006 No 74, Sch 1 [110] [111]; 2007 No 71, Sch 1 [6]; 2008 No 56, Sch 1 [6] [7]; 2009 No 111, Sch 1 [22] [23]; 2014 No 59, Sch 1.3.

Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Bill 2000

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