An Act to amend the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 with respect to pre-trial disclosure by the prosecution and the defence; to make related amendments to the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 and the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1986; and for other purposes.
1 Name of Act
This Act is the Criminal Procedure Amendment (Pre-trial Disclosure) Act 2001.
This Act commences on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation.
ss 3–5: Rep 2003 No 82, Sch 3.
schs 1–3: Rep 2003 No 82, Sch 3.
6 Review of pre-trial disclosure provisions enacted by this Act
(1) The Attorney General is to review the pre-trial disclosure procedures enacted by this Act to determine:(a) whether they are utilised by the courts and whether they have been effective in reducing delays in complex criminal trials, and(b) the cost impacts of the procedures.(2) The review is to be undertaken as soon as possible after the period of 18 months after the commencement of this section.(3) A report on the outcome of the review is to be tabled in each House of Parliament within 12 months after the end of that 18-month period.
Schedules 1–3 (Repealed)