Crimes Amendment (Police Pursuits) Act 2010 No 2
Repealed version for 18 March 2010 to 18 March 2010 (accessed 23 November 2014 at 19:33)
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An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1900 in relation to police pursuits; and to amend the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 and the Road Transport (General) Act 2005 consequentially.

1   Name of Act

This Act is the Crimes Amendment (Police Pursuits) Act 2010.

2   Commencement

This Act commences on the date of assent to this Act.

Schedule 1 Amendment of Crimes Act 1900 No 40

Section 51B

Insert after section 51A:
  

51B   Police pursuits

(1)  The driver of a vehicle:
(a)  who knows, ought reasonably to know or has reasonable grounds to suspect that police officers are in pursuit of the vehicle and that the driver is required to stop the vehicle, and
(b)  who does not stop the vehicle, and
(c)  who then drives the vehicle recklessly or at a speed or in a manner dangerous to others,
is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty:

(a)  in the case of a first offence—imprisonment for 3 years, or
(b)  in the case of an offence on a second or subsequent occasion—imprisonment for 5 years.

(2)  In this section, vehicle has the same meaning as it has in section 52A.

Schedule 2 Amendment of Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209

Schedule 1 Indictable offences triable summarily

Insert “51B,” after “49A,” in item 1 of Part 1 of Table 2.

Schedule 3 Amendment of Road Transport (General) Act 2005 No 11

Section 188 Disqualification for certain major offences

Insert “, 51B” after “51A” in paragraph (b) of the definition of convicted person in section 188 (1).

Historical notes

The following abbreviations are used in the Historical notes:

Am

amended

LW

legislation website

Sch

Schedule

Cl

clause

No

number

Schs

Schedules

Cll

clauses

p

page

Sec

section

Div

Division

pp

pages

Secs

sections

Divs

Divisions

Reg

Regulation

Subdiv

Subdivision

GG

Government Gazette

Regs

Regulations

Subdivs

Subdivisions

Ins

inserted

Rep

repealed

Subst

substituted

Table of amending instruments

Crimes Amendment (Police Pursuits) Act 2010 No 2. Assented to 18.3.2010. Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

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