Crimes Amendment (Grievous Bodily Harm) Bill 2005

Long Title

An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1900 to ensure that offences under that Act relating to the infliction of grievous bodily harm extend to the destruction of the foetus of a pregnant woman (other than in the course of a medical procedure).

Explanatory Notes

Crimes Amendment (Grievous Bodily Harm) Bill 2005 This explanatory note relates to this Bill as introduced into Parliament. Overview of Bill The object of this Bill is to amend the Crimes Act 1900 to ensure that offences under that Act relating to the infliction of grievous bodily harm extend to the destruction by a person of the foetus of a pregnant woman (other than in the course of a medical procedure). The offences so extended by the Bill include the following: (a) section 33—intentio...  
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Text of Bill and Second Reading Speeches

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Text of Bill as Passed by both Houses

b04-141-33-p02.pdf

Legislative Assembly
2R Speech

A1405.pdf

Legislative Council
2R Speech

C1405.pdf

Tracking through the Houses

  • Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Legislative Assembly: Legislative Council:
  • Introduced by: Debus, Bob
  • Notice of Motion: Tue 01 March 2005
  • Introduced: Wed 02 March 2005
  • First Reading: Wed 02 March 2005
  • Ministers 2R Speech: Wed 02 March 2005
  • Second Reading: Tue 22 March 2005
  • Third Reading: Tue 22 March 2005
  • Date Passed LA: Tue 22 March 2005
  • Member with Carriage: Hatzistergos, John
  • Introduced: Wed 23 Mar 2005
  • First Reading: Wed 23 Mar 2005
  • Minister's 2R Speech: Mon 2 May 2005
  • Second Reading: Tue 3 May 2005
  • Date Committed: Wed 4 May 2005
  • Reported: 04/05/2005
  • Report Adopted: Wed 4 May 2005
  • Date Passed w'out amdt: Wed 4 May 2005
  • Returned to LA: Wed 4 May 2005
  • Passed Parliament: Wed 4 May 2005
  • Assented: Thu 12 May 2005