Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935


Transitional etc provisions associated with Act or amendments



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Transitional etc provisions associated with Act or amendments

Statutes Amendment (Crimes Confiscation and Restitution) Act 1991

11—Transitional provision

The amendments made by this Part apply in respect of proceedings commenced either before or after the commencement of this Part.



Statutes Repeal and Amendment (Courts) Act 1991

22—Transitional provisions—general

(1) This section applies to amendments made by this Act or the Justices Amendment Act 1991.

(2) The following transitional provisions apply in relation to those amendments:

(a) if the effect of the amendment is to reduce the penalty for an offence, the amendment applies whether the offence was committed before or after the amendment takes effect;

(b) if the effect of the amendment is to increase the penalty for an offence, the amendment applies only to offences committed after it takes effect;

(c) if the effect of the amendment is to increase or remove a time limit for commencing proceedings for an offence, the previous limit applies in respect of an offence committed before the amendment takes effect;

(d) an amendment affecting the classification of an offence as summary or indictable does not apply in relation to an offence committed before the amendment takes effect.

Criminal Law Consolidation (Detention of Insane Offenders) Amendment Act 1992

6—Transitional provisions

(1) A person who is, immediately prior to the commencement of this Act, being kept in custody during the Governor's pleasure pursuant to section 292 or 293 of the principal Act will, on that commencement, be taken to be detained until further order of the court pursuant to the principal Act as amended by this Act.

(2) A person who is, immediately prior to the commencement of this Act, subject to a licence pursuant to section 293A of the principal Act will, on that commencement, be taken to have been released by the court on licence pursuant to the principal Act as amended by this Act.

Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) Amendment Act 1995

11—Transitional provision

(1) If an information was laid in the Supreme Court or the District Court before the commencement of this Act, the amendments effected by this Act do not apply to the proceedings founded on that information or any related proceedings and the provisions of the principal Act affected by the amendments continue to apply as if the amendments had not been made.

(2) If an information is laid in the Supreme Court or the District Court on or after the commencement of this Act, the amendments effected by this Act apply to the proceedings founded on the information and any related proceedings.

Criminal Law Consolidation (Mental Impairment) Amendment Act 1995, Sch

2—Transitional provision

The principal Act, as amended by this Act, applies to all trials commencing after the commencement of this Act (whether the offence is alleged to have been committed before or after the commencement of this Act).



Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) Amendment Act 2000

4—Transitional provision

The amendments effected by this Act only apply in relation to proceedings for offences alleged to have been committed after its commencement.



Statutes Amendment (Courts and Judicial Administration) Act 2001

8—Transitional provision

The amendments made to the principal Act by this Part do not apply in respect of an offence committed before the commencement of this Part.



Criminal Law Consolidation (Offences of Dishonesty) Amendment Act 2002, Sch 1

2—Transitional provision

(1) The principal Act as in force before the commencement of this Act applies to offences committed before the commencement of this Act.

(2) The principal Act as amended by this Act applies to offences committed on or after the commencement of this Act.

Controlled Substances (Serious Drug Offences) Amendment Act 2005, Sch 1

6—Transitional provision

An amendment to the principal Act effected by a provision of this Act only applies in relation to an offence if the offence is committed on or after the commencement of the provision.



Criminal Law Consolidation (Rape and Sexual Offences) Amendment Act 2008, Sch 1

7—Transitional provision—Persistent sexual abuse of a child

For the avoidance of doubt, the repeal of section 74 of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 does not affect any proceedings for an offence against that section commenced prior to the repeal of that section.



Historical versions

Retrospective amendment not included in Reprints 33—38 (see s 10 of 26/2002)




Reprint—1.1.1985




Reprint No 1—6.6.1991




Reprint No 2—31.10.1991




Reprint No 3—12.12.1991




Reprint No 4—16.1.1992




Reprint No 5—16.4.1992




Reprint No 6—6.7.1992




Reprint No 7—12.11.1992




Reprint No 8—1.1.1993




Reprint No 9—1.7.1993




Reprint No 10—15.7.1993




Reprint No 11—1.6.1994




Reprint No 12—9.6.1994




Reprint No 13—1.8.1994




Reprint No 14 —1.1.1995




Reprint No 15—10.7.1995




Reprint No 16—4.1.1996




Reprint No 17—2.3.1996




Reprint No 18—12.9.1996




Reprint No 19—17.10.1996




Reprint No 20—27.3.1997




Reprint No 21—27.4.1997




Reprint No 22—7.7.1997 does not contain 30/1997




Reprint No 23—7.7.1997




Reprint No 24—13.12.1998




Reprint No 25—11.3.1999




Reprint No 26—1.4.1999




Reprint No 27—16.5.1999




Reprint No 28—1.7.1999




Reprint No 29—25.12.1999




Reprint No 30 —8.6.2000




Reprint No 31—6.7.2000




Reprint No 32—14.8.2000




Reprint No 33—29.10.2000




Reprint No 34—12.4.2001




Reprint No 35—13.1.2002




Reprint No 36—3.2.2002




Reprint No 37—31.10.2002




Reprint No 38—1.12.2002




Reprint No 39—16.1.2003




Reprint No 40—17.6.2003




Reprint No 41—5.7.2003




Reprint No 42—27.7.2003




29.4.2004




30.5.2004




1.9.2004 (electronic only)




5.9.2004




25.11.2004




30.1.2005




14.4.2005




1.1.2006




6.3.2006




2.4.2006




15.5.2006




1.7.2006




30.7.2006




13.8.2006




4.9.2006 (electronic only)




10.9.2006




23.11.2006




18.1.2007




1.3.2007




1.4.2007




1.6.2007




3.12.2007




16.12.2007




3.2.2008




8.6.2008




3.8.2008




4.9.2008




23.11.2008 (electronic only)




27.11.2008




20.12.2009




27.6.2010




1.7.2010




19.9.2010




21.8.2011






[17.11.2011] This version is not published under the Legislation Revision and Publication Act 2002



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