Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Bill

The objective of this Bill is to provide a legislation framework for the confiscation of property from persons who have engaged in or profited from criminal activity, the reduction of the rewards from crime to an individual, the reduction of attraction of crime for potential offenders and the reduction of resources that could potentially used for criminal activities.
Member in charge: Hon Simon Power
Type of bill: Government
Parliament: 48-49
Bill no: 81-3
Introduction: 13/3/07
First reading: 20/3/07
Referred to: Law and Order Committee
Submissions due: 16/5/07
SC report(s): 25/7/08
Second reading: 3/3/09
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 5, 7, 8
Committee of the whole House: (10/3/09)
Divided by committee of the whole House -- see Schedule of divided bills
Third reading: 9/4/09
Royal assent: 21/4/09
Act: Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 (09/8)