Sexual Violence Legislation Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Evidence Act 2006, Victims’ Rights Act 2002, and Criminal Procedure Act 2011 to reduce the retraumatisation victims of sexual violence may experience when they attend court and give evidence.

Current status

Passed second reading 25 February 2021, awaiting committee of the whole House

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 185-2
Introduced 11 November 2019
First reading 14 November 2019
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 31 January 2020
Select Committee report back 9 June 2020
Second reading 25 February 2021
Divided No

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