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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Wed 23 Nov 2022 - Act No 65 of 2022 (GG No. 552, 25/11/2022, n2022-2304)
Bill Remarks: Referred to Standing Committee on Social Issues for inquiry and report by 4 November 2022. Report tabled 4 November 2022.
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Speakman, Mark (Ward, Natalie)
Act number: 65/2022
Long Title: An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1900 to create a new offence relating to abusive behaviour towards current and former intimate partners; to amend the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 to provide for a new definition of domestic abuse; and to make consequential amendments.
Progress
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Speakman, Mark
Notice of Motion: Tue 11 Oct 2022
Introduced: Wed 12 Oct 2022
First Reading: Wed 12 Oct 2022
2R Speech: Wed 12 Oct 2022
Second Reading: Wed 19 Oct 2022
Considered in Detail: Wed 19 Oct 2022
Third Reading: Wed 19 Oct 2022
Date Passed with amdts: Wed 19 Oct 2022
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Ward, Natalie
Introduced: Tue 8 Nov 2022
First Reading: Tue 8 Nov 2022
2R Speech: Thu 10 Nov 2022
Second Reading: Tue 15 Nov 2022
Date Committed: Tue 15 Nov 2022
Third Reading: Tue 15 Nov 2022
Date Passed with amdts: Tue 15 Nov 2022
Returned to LA: Tue 15 Nov 2022
LA agrees with LC amendments: Wed 16 Nov 2022
  • Passed Parliament: Wed 16 Nov 2022
  • Assented: Wed 23 Nov 2022
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Bill Attachments:
SPI—Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022.pdf SPI—Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022.pdf
Previous Version(s):
Second Print.pdf Second Print.pdf
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
XN Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022.pdf XN Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) 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
IND amendments - c2022-170F.pdf IND amendments - c2022-170F.pdf
Legislative Council
OPP c2022-230.pdf OPP c2022-230.pdf
OPP c2022-217E.pdf OPP c2022-217E.pdf
AJP c2022-173C.pdf AJP c2022-173C.pdf
GRNS c2022-191C.pdf GRNS c2022-191C.pdf
IND (NILE) c2022-201A.pdf IND (NILE) c2022-201A.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
LA agreed amendments - Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill.pdf LA agreed amendments - Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill.pdf
Legislative Council
Schedule of Amendments - Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022.pdf Schedule of Amendments - Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 49 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.