Corrections Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill includes a suite of amendments to the Corrections Act 2004 designed to improve the ability of the Department of Corrections to safely and humanely manage prisoners, improve prisoner discipline and safety, and ensure the fair treatment of prisoners.

Current status

Royal Assent given 28 October 2019.
Enacted as the Corrections Amendment Act 2019 (2019/57)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 52
Ref 35-2
Introduced 19 March 2018
First reading 29 March 2018
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 17 May 2018
Select Committee report back 27 February 2019
Second reading 30 April 2019
Committee of the whole House 16 October 2019
Third reading 22 October 2019
Royal Assent 28 October 2019
Enacted as Corrections Amendment Act 2019 (2019/57)
Divided No

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