Bail Amendment (Terrorism) Act 2004 No 34

An Act to amend the Bail Act 1978 with respect to the grant of bail to persons charged with certain terrorism offences, and for other purposes.
1   Name of Act
This Act is the Bail Amendment (Terrorism) Act 2004.
2   Commencement
This Act commences on the date of assent to this Act.
3   Amendment of Bail Act 1978 No 161
The Bail Act 1978 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Section 3)
[1]   Part 2, Division 2A, heading
Omit “drug”.
[2]   Section 8A Presumption against bail for certain offences
Insert at the end of section 8A (1) (b):
, and
(c)  to offences under Division 101, 102 or 103 of the Criminal Code of the Commonwealth.
[3]   Schedule 1 Savings and transitional provisions
Insert in appropriate order with appropriate Part and clause number:
Offences committed or bail decision made before commencement of Bail Amendment (Terrorism) Act 2004
(1)  Section 8A, as amended by the Bail Amendment (Terrorism) Act 2004, extends to a grant of bail to a person in respect of an offence committed before the commencement of that amendment, whether the person was charged with that offence before or after that commencement.
(2)  The operation of this clause extends to a review under Part 6 of this Act of a bail decision made before that commencement.