The Crimes Legislation Amendment (Proceeds of Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2015 has, on Tue 23.2.2016, passed the Senate without amendment and received on 29.2.2016 as Act No. 15 of 2016.

It contains a range of measures to improve and clarify Commonwealth criminal justice arrangements, including amending the Criminal Code to insert 2 new offences of false dealing with accounting documents eg re alteration or destruction of an accounting document.

[APH website] [LTN 35, 23/2/16]