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Criminal Code Act 1995
No. 12, 1995
Compilation No. 104
Compilation date: 5 March 2016
Includes amendments up to: Act No. 15, 2016
Registered: 8 April 2016
This compilation is in 2 volumes, Volume 1
Volume 1: sections 1–5
Schedule (sections 1.1–261.3)
Volume 2: Schedule (sections 268.1–490.7)
Each volume has its own contents
This compilation includes commenced amendments made by Act No. 126, 2015
About this compilation
This is a compilation of the Criminal Code Act 1995 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 5 March 2016 (the compilation date).
The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled .
The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register. The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.
Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments
If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.
For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.
If the compiled law is modified by another l, the compiled operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the criminal law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled.
If a provision of the compiled has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.