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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 583
Review of certain provisions relating to consent
583 Review of certain provisions relating to consent
(1) The Minister must conduct reviews of the reviewable provisions to identify
(a) the policy objectives of the reviewable provisions remain valid, and
(b) the terms of the reviewable provisions remain appropriate for securing the
(2) In conducting the review, the Minister must consider the
transcripts of criminal trials--
(a) conducted during the review period, and
(b) to which the reviewable provisions were applicable.
(3) The first review
must be commenced within 6 months after the period of 3 years after the
(4) Subsequent reviews must be commenced every 5 years
after the end of the 6-month period.
(5) A report on the outcome of each
review must be tabled in each House of Parliament within 1 year after the last
day by which the review must be commenced.
(6) The Minister must, at least 6
months before each review, table in each House of Parliament a report on the
training that has occurred during the review period in relation to
communicative consent, detailing--
(a) the type of training provided, and
the number and kinds of persons to whom it has been provided, including
whether it has been provided to police officers, judicial officers or legal
(c) how effective the training has been.
(7) In this
"commencement date" means the date on which the Crimes Legislation Amendment
(Sexual Consent Reforms) Act 2021 commences.
"reviewable provisions" means--
(a) sections 61H, 61HA, 61HB and 61HC, and
(b) Part 3, Division 10, Subdivision 1A.
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