Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 No 37

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
27 March 2021 27 March 2021 2020 No 12
22 January 2021 22 January 2021 2020 No 30
27 October 2020 27 October 2020 2020 No 31
04 February 2019 04 February 2019 2018 No 87
14 January 2019 14 January 2019 2018 No 34
2018 No 83
2018 No 86
01 December 2018 01 December 2018 2018 No 33
2018 No 34
2018 No 70
28 November 2018 28 November 2018 2018 No 85
30 April 2018 30 April 2018 2017 No 55
21 March 2017 21 March 2017 2017 No 6
08 December 2016 08 December 2016 2016 No 48
15 January 2016 15 January 2016 2015 No 58
01 January 2016 01 January 2016 2015 No 69
03 January 2014 03 January 2014 2013 No 111
01 January 2014 01 January 2014 2013 No 95
04 June 2013 04 June 2013 IA sec 30C
03 June 2013 03 June 2013

This Act has been amended by sec 30C of the Interpretation Act 1987 No 15.

Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 No 37

Assented to 03.06.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Amended by cl 3 (3) of Sch 2 to this Act.

Stronger Communities Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2020 No 31

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.7, assent, sec 2(1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of amendments made by Sch 4, 22.1.2021, sec 2(4).

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.

Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 3) 2018 No 87

Assented to 28.11.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.26, 4.2.2019, sec 2 (2) and 2019 (17) LW 25.1.2019.

Victims Rights and Support Amendment (Motor Vehicles) Act 2018 No 86

Assented to 28.11.2018.

Date of commencement, 14.1.2019, sec 2 and 2018 (739) LW 14.12.2018.

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

Assented to 28.11.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 6, assent, sec 2 (1).

Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No 83

Assented to 28.11.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 2 (except Sch 2 [2]), 14.1.2019, sec 2 (1) and 2018 (737) LW 14.12.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 2 [2], 14.1.2019, sec 2 (2) and 2018 (738) LW 14.12.2018.

Government Sector Finance Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2018 No 70

Assented to 22.11.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 1.12.2018, sec 2 (1) and 2018 (673) LW 30.11.2018.

Victims Rights and Support Amendment (Statutory Review) Act 2018 No 34

Assented to 27.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1]–[15] and [17]–[20], 14.1.2019, sec 2 and 2018 (738) LW 14.12.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [16], 1.12.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (677) LW 30.11.2018.

Criminal Legislation Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse) Act 2018 No 33

Assented to 27.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.15, 1.12.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (671) LW 30.11.2018.

Justice Legislation Amendment (Committals and Guilty Pleas) Act 2017 No 55

Assented to 24.10.2017.

Date of commencement, 30.4.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (164) LW 27.4.2018.

Fines Amendment Act 2017 No 6

Assented to 14.03.2017.

Date of commencement, 7 days after assent, sec 2.

Industrial Relations Amendment (Industrial Court) Act 2016 No 48

Assented to 18.10.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.12.2016, sec 2 (1) and 2016 (674) LW 15.11.2016.

Privacy and Personal Information Protection Amendment (Exemptions Consolidation) Act 2015 No 69

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.1.2016, sec 2 and 2015 (805) LW 18.12.2015.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2015 No 58

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 15.1.2016, sec 2 (3).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2013 No 111

Assented to 03.12.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 3.1.2014, sec 2 (1).

Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013 No 95

Assented to 20.11.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.149, 1.1.2014, sec 2.

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Sec 3

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [1]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [1]; 2018 No 85, Sch 6 [1] [2]; 2018 No 87, Sch 1.26 [1]; 2020 No 12, Sch 3.19[1].

Sec 6A

Ins 2018 No 85, Sch 6 [3]. Am 2020 No 12, Sch 3.19[2].

Sec 7

Am 2018 No 85, Sch 6 [4].

Sec 8

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [2] [3].

Sec 10

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [4]; 2018 No 85, Sch 6 [5]; 2018 No 87, Sch 1.26 [2]; 2020 No 12, Sch 3.19[3] [4].

Sec 13

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [5].

Sec 14

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [3] [5]; 2018 No 70, Sch 3.66.

Sec 15

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [1].

Sec 16

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [2]; 2018 No 87, Sch 1.26 [3].

Sec 16A

Ins 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [3].

Sec 19

Am 2018 No 33, Sch 5.15 [1]–[3].

Sec 25

Am 2018 No 83, Sch 2 [1]; 2018 No 86, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 34

Am 2018 No 33, Sch 5.15 [4].

Sec 35

Am 2018 No 33, Sch 5.15 [5] [6].

Sec 36

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 39

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [2] [3]; 2018 No 83, Sch 2 [2].

Sec 40

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [4]–[6].

Sec 41A

Ins 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [7].

Sec 42

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [3] [6].

Sec 43

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 44

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [9] [10]; 2018 No 86, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 45

Subst 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [4].

Sec 46

Am 2020 No 31, Sch 2.7[1].

Sec 48

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 49

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [2]; 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [12].

Sec 50

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [3] [4].

Sec 51

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [5].

Sec 52

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [6] [7].

Sec 53

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [8].

Sec 56

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [5].

Sec 58

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [6]; 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 59

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [7] [8].

Sec 60

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [8]–[11].

Sec 61

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [12] [13].

Sec 62

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [14].

Sec 63

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [7] [15] [16].

Sec 64

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [9]; 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [17]–[19].

Sec 65

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [10] [11].

Sec 66

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [12]–[15]; 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 67

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [16]–[18]; 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [12] [20] [21].

Sec 68

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [10] [22]–[24].

Sec 69

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [12] [25].

Sec 70

Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [19]. Ins 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [26].

Secs 70A, 70B

Ins 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [26].

Sec 71

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.149 [20]; 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [27]–[29].

Sec 72

Subst 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [30].

Sec 73

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [3]. Subst 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [30].

Sec 74

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [31].

Sec 75

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [32]; 2020 No 30, Sch 4.116.

Secs 76, 77

Rep 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [33].

Sec 99

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 101

Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 105

Am 2016 No 48, Sch 2.36.

Sec 106

Am 2017 No 55, Sch 3.9.

Sec 110

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [5].

Sec 112A

Ins 2015 No 69, Sch 2.3. Am 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [17].

Sec 113

Am 2013 No 111, Sch 1.14 [1] [2]; 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [18].

Sec 118

Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Sch 1

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.93 [7].

Sch 2

Am 2017 No 6, Sch 2 [34]; 2018 No 34, Sch 1 [19] [20]; 2018 No 83, Sch 2 [3]; 2018 No 86, Sch 1 [3]; 2020 No 31, Sch 2.7[2].

Sch 3

Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Sch 4

Rep 2013 No 37, cl 3 (3) of Sch 2.

Victims Rights and Support Bill 2013

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Introduced LA: 07 May 2013 PDF icon Bill (and Explanatory note)

Passed LA: 22 May 2013
Introduced LC for concurrence: 22 May 2013
Amended in LC and referred to LA: 30 May 2013 am PDF icon House amendments

LA agrees to LC amendment: 30 May 2013
Passed by both Houses: 30 May 2013 PDF icon PBBH

Assent date: 03 June 2013 PDF icon 2013 No 37