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Bill details

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Assaults on Frontline Emergency and Health Workers) Bill 2022

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Tue 18 Oct 2022 - Act No 48 of 2022 (GG No. 495, 21/10/2022, n2022-2075)
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Speakman, Mark (Ward, Natalie)
Act number: 48/2022
Long Title: An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1900 to create new offences in relation to assaults on, and other actions in relation to, law enforcement officers and frontline emergency and health workers and persons who come to the aid of law enforcement officers; to amend the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 to provide for the new offences in the Crimes Act 1900 to be triable summarily; and for related purposes.
Progress
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Speakman, Mark
Notice of Motion: Wed 22 Jun 2022
Introduced: Wed 10 Aug 2022
First Reading: Wed 10 Aug 2022
2R Speech: Wed 10 Aug 2022
Second Reading: Tue 20 Sep 2022
Third Reading: Tue 20 Sep 2022
Date Passed LA: Tue 20 Sep 2022
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Ward, Natalie
Introduced: Wed 21 Sep 2022
First Reading: Wed 21 Sep 2022
2R Speech: Tue 11 Oct 2022
Second Reading: Tue 11 Oct 2022
Third Reading: Tue 11 Oct 2022
Date Passed LC: Tue 11 Oct 2022
Returned to LA: Tue 11 Oct 2022
  • Passed Parliament: Tue 11 Oct 2022
  • Assented: Tue 18 Oct 2022
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Bill Attachments:
SPI - Crimes Legislation Amendment (Frontline Emergency and Health Workers) Bill 2022.pdf SPI - Crimes Legislation Amendment (Frontline Emergency and Health Workers) Bill 2022.pdf
Previous Version(s):
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
XN Crimes Legislation Amendment (Assaults on Frontline Emergency and Health Workers) Bill 2022.pdf XN Crimes Legislation Amendment (Assaults on Frontline Emergency and Health Workers) Bill 2022.pdf

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA Second Reading Speech LA
2R Speech LC Second Reading Speech LC

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
No amendments.

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
No amendments.

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 47 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.