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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 585AD

Transitional provisions—(Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984)

    (1)     The abolition of the offence of conspiracy at common law effected by section 321F of this Act as amended by the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 shall not affect—

        (a)     any proceedings commenced before the commencement of the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 ; or

        (b)     any proceedings commenced after the commencement of the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 in respect of an agreement which is alleged to have been made at a time prior to the commencement of that 1984 Act.

    (2)     The abolition of the offence of incitement at common law effected by section 321L of this Act as amended by the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 shall not affect—

        (a)     any proceedings commenced before the commencement of the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 ; or

        (b)     any proceedings commenced after the commencement of the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 in respect of an offence of incitement alleged to have been committed at a time prior to the commencement of that 1984 Act.

    (3)     Subject to subsections (1) and (2), this Act as amended by the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 shall apply to acts done before as well as to acts done after the commencement of that 1984 Act.

    (4)     The re-enactment by this section of sections 4, 5 and 6 of the Crimes (Conspiracy and Incitement) Act 1984 does not affect the operation of any Act enacted after that 1984 Act.

S. 585AE
inserted by No. 70/2013 s. 5(Sch. 3 item 1).



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