Crime and Corruption Act 2001


Queensland Crest
Crime and Corruption Act 2001
Queensland Crime and Corruption Act 2001 Current as at [Not applicable] Indicative reprint note This is an unofficial version of a reprint of this Act that incorporates all proposed amendments to the Act included in the Crime and Corruption and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018. This indicative reprint has been prepared for information only— it is not an authorised reprint of the Act . The point-in-time date for this indicative reprint is the introduction date for the Crime and Corruption and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018—15 February 2018. Detailed information about indicative reprints is available on the Information page of the Queensland legislation website.
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Not authorised —indicative only Queensland Crime and Corruption Act 2001 Contents Chapter 1 Part 1 1 2 3 Part 2 4 5 Part 3 6 7 8 9 10 11 Part 4 Division 1 12 Division 2 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Page Preliminary Introduction Short title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Commencement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Act binds all persons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Purpose Act’s purposes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 How Act’s purposes are to be achieved . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Overview Purpose of pt 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Crime and Corruption Commission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Crime Reference Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Commissioner . . . . . . . . . . 27 Public Interest Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Interpretation Definitions Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Corrupt conduct Purpose of div 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Definitions for div 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Meaning of corrupt conduct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Conduct happening over time, or at any time, may be corrupt conduct 30 Conduct outside Queensland may be corrupt conduct . . . . . . . . 31 Conspiracy or attempt to engage in conduct may be corrupt conduct 31 Corrupt conduct not affected by time limitations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Crime and Corruption Act 2001 Contents Not authorised —indicative only Division 3 20 21 Division 4 22 Division 5 22A Chapter 2 Part 1 23 24 Part 2 Division 1 25 26 Division 2 26A 27 28 29 29A 30 30A 31 Division 3 32 Part 3 Division 1 33 34 35 35A Page 2 Units of public administration Meaning of unit of public administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Holding appointment in unit of public administration . . . . . . . . . . 33 References to major crime and corruption References to major crime or corruption include suspected major crime or suspected corruption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Terrorist acts Meaning of terrorist act . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Commission functions, investigations and reporting Prevention Commission’s prevention function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 How commission performs its prevention function . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Crime Crime functions Commission’s crime function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 How commission performs its crime function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Referrals by reference committee Definitions for div 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Referrals to commission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Matters about which the reference committee must be satisfied before making a referral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Reference committee may give commission directions about investigations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Reference committee must consider whether to give commission directions in relation to particular crime investigation under general referral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Amendment of referral to investigate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Review and lapse of general referrals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Referrals to police service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Dealing with major crime Police task forces and other operational agreements . . . . . . . . . 43 Corruption Corruption functions Commission’s corruption functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Principles for performing corruption functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 How commission performs its corruption functions . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Chief executive officer may issue direction about commission’s corruption function about complaints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Crime and Corruption Act 2001 Contents Not authorised —indicative only 35B Division 2 36 Division 3 37 38 39 40 40A Division 4 Subdivision 1 41 42 Subdivision 2 43 44 Subdivision 3 45 46 46A 47 48 Subdivision 4 48A Division 5