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Western Australia - Legislation

Crime (Serious and Repeat Offenders) Sentencing Act 1992 (1992 - 1994)

Principal Act

The Crime (Serious Repeat Offenders) Sentencing Act 1992 (Act no. 3/1992) commenced on 9 March 1992. Its long title was 'An Act to provide for the sentencing of juveniles who commit certain offences involving the use of stolen motor vehicles and of juveniles or other persons who
repeatedly commit those or certain other offences, and for related purposes.' The Act prescribed the offences to be dealt with (Schedule 1) and sentences to be imposed (Schedule 3) on persons who were 'repeat offenders' as described in Schedule 2. The Act expired on 8 June 1994.

Related Glossary Terms

  • Juvenile Offending (1840s - )

    The Crime (Serious Repeat Offenders) Sentencing Act 1992 targeted young people whose juvenile offending was deemed to be serious and repetitive. One juvenile offender and one adult were sentenced under this Act before it expired.

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Western Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser