Summary Offences (Tagging and Graffiti Vandalism) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Summary Offences Act 1981, and has as policy objectives to reduce graffiti vandalism and tagging by creating a specific offence for graffiti vandalism, limiting the sale of spraycans and giving the judges the option in sentencing of a community sentence to provide an opportunity for offenders to clean graffiti vandalism from their local community.
Member in charge: Hon Annette King
Type of bill: Government
Parliament: 48
Bill no: 199-3
Introduction: 15/2/08
First reading: 21/2/08
Referred to: Law and Order Committee
Submissions due: 11/3/08
SC report(s): 2/5/08
Second reading: 20/5/08
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 204
Committee of the whole House: 17/6/08
Third reading: 19/6/08
Royal assent: 25/6/08
Act: Summary Offences (Tagging and Graffiti Vandalism) Amendment Act 2008 (08/43)