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Legislation relating to extended supervision

Information about the legislation relevant to extended supervision.

Serious Offenders Act 2018 (Vic)

This Act aims to better protect the community by requiring offenders who have served custodial sentences for some serious sex and violent offences to submit to ongoing detention or supervision if they present an unacceptable risk. The Act also facilitates the treatment and rehabilitation of those offenders. It replaces the Serious Sex Offenders (Detention and Supervision) Act 2009 on 3 September 2018.

See Serious Offenders Act 2018 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Serious Offenders Regulations 2018 (Vic)

These regulations prescribe various forms that relate to the Serious Offenders Act 2018 (Vic).

See Serious Offenders Regulations 2018 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

This Act sets out the most serious offences and the maximum fine or term of imprisonment under Victorian law. Most of the offences in the Crimes Act are indictable offences. Indictable offences are usually those with a maximum penalty of 5 years jail, or more.

See Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 (Vic)

This Act requires certain offenders who commit sexual offences to keep police informed of their whereabouts and other personal details for a period of time. It also facilitates the investigation and prosecution of any future offences that they may commit.

See Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Sex Offenders Registration Regulations 2014 (Vic)

These regulations set out the reporting obligations for registrable offenders. They also prescribe the information that is to be included in applications for, and notices explaining prohibition orders.

The regulations also include matters relating to seizure of things during searches of registrable offenders.

See Sex Offenders Registration Regulations 2014 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth)

This Act codifies the general principles of criminal responsibility under laws of the Commonwealth. It contains all the general principles of criminal responsibility tha t apply to any offence, irrespective of how the offence is created.

See Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth)(opens in a new window).

Crimes Act 1914 (Cth)

This Act relates to offences against the Commonwealth.

See Crimes Act 1914 (Cth)(opens in a new window).

Customs Act 1901 (Cth)

This Act regulates the movement of goods coming into Australia by air and by sea.It sets out the powers of customs officers to inspect and confiscate goods and creates penalties for offences relating to importation or prohibited goods.

See Customs Act 1901 (Cth).

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 (Cth)

This Act provides a system for classifying publications, films and computer games. It includes provisions to enforce the classifications imposed.

See Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 (Cth)(opens in a new window).

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games)(Enforcement) Act 1995 (Vic)

This Act gives effect to classification scheme in the Commonwealth Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 Act by providing for the enforcement of classification decisions under that Act, prohibiting the publica tion of certain films, games and publications, and prohibiting some online information services.

See Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games)(Enforcement) Act 1995 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Sex Work Act 1994 (Vic)

This Act aims to control sex work in Victoria. It creates offences relating to sex work and children, establishes a licensing system for sex work providers and allows for oversight by inspectors.

See Sex Work Act 1994 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

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