Queensland To Dump Bikies Anti Association Laws

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After the release of the Wilson report on Monday, the premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said the government would adopt its suggestion of replacing anti-association laws – which did not net a single

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Much has been made of Queensland’s recent so-called ‘”anti-bikie laws”. Whether they will withstand the forthcoming High Court challenge remains to be seen. However, although that is their main intention, the laws are not specifically targeted at bikies. The legislation is called the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Act 2013

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The Queensland Government promised, in its $800,000 campaign, that only criminal bikie scum would be targeted and good law-abiding people had nothing to worry about. So why should you be afraid? The broadly worded anti-association legislation classes a ‘participant’ as almost any person with almost any conceivable link whatsoever to a declared Outlaw …

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The Queensland Labor government has announced that the anti-bikie legislation implemented in the state by the Newman LNP government in 2013 is to be overturned and a new raft of legislation introduced in its stead.

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Under the new so called “Anti-Bikie" laws you and possibly other members of your family have committed an offence for which you could all be gaoled for a minimum of six months. On top of that, you could be potentially liable to being hauled before the CMC to answer questions about Jarrod and his two mates.

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Lawyers for Queensland outlaw motor cycle clubs will file a High Court challenge to the state's controversial raft of anti-gang laws which were introduced last year.

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Queensland Anti-Association Laws Update 2014. 31 January 2014 “What is needed is an understanding by both governments and the people that elect them that adherence to rule of law principles…is not negotiable” Kate Burns RoLIA CEO. The impact of the so called ‘bikielaws introduced in Queensland in October 2013 is becoming more evident. Cases …

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Inadequate public consultation on tough new anti-bikie laws will push Queensland into a dangerous era of McCarthyism , writes Tim Meehan, and could impact on the livelihoods of innocent people…

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The anti-association offences and mandatory sentencing provisions are the two most contentious elements of Queensland’s anti-bikie laws. If the recommendations of the taskforce that reviewed the laws are followed, both would be replaced with new laws the government claims will be tougher, more workable and more readily enforceable. This will be achieved by …

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AUSTRALIA'S High Court has struck out a challenge to Queensland's controversial anti-bikie laws. The challenge was lodged by Hells Angel member Stefan Kuczborski with the support of the United…

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Opposition agrees to law society’s recommendation and also promises to review judicial appointment process after allegations of Newman government partisanship

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Bikie Laws – An explanation of the tough new legislation. swl-admin 01 May 16. You’ve seen it on the news, you’ve read it in the papers – the Queensland Government has passed severe laws, which are currently being used against Queensland based motorcycle organisations. A “significant suite” of legislation has been debated and passed

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Anti Association Laws. Organised crime bill in Queensland. Sep 16, 2016. The Queensland Government has recently tabled its proposed amendments to the organised crime scheme set up by the previous Newman Government. Some of these amendments signal a turn back towards the rule of law, while others raise potential concerns.

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Queensland’s Liberal National government has made law and order – particularly its anti-bikie laws – a key part of its re-election pitch. The …

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Government says laws are working Queensland's Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie says statistics show the anti-bikie laws are having the desired effect of lowering crime, particularly on the Gold Coast. "At the Gold Coast, we've had a 45 per cent reduction in armed robberies and a 25 per cent reduction in assaults on individuals," he said.

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Queensland's anti-bikie VLAD law to be scrapped, bikies to be given control orders - Biker News Network

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How will queenslands new anti bikie laws be enforced?

The anti-association offences and mandatory sentencing provisions are the two most contentious elements of Queensland’s anti-bikie laws. If the recommendations of the taskforce that reviewed the laws are followed, both would be replaced with new laws the government claims will be tougher, more workable and more readily enforceable.

What is anti association and how does it apply to bikies?

Anti-association provisions would also apply to convicted bikie criminals upon release from jail through “organised crime control orders”. It would also replace the Vlad laws with a sentencing regime that would extend jail time for serious organised crime offences.

Is queenslands anti association law a model for other states?

The Queensland laws have been held out as a model for dealing with organised crime. Other states, such as Victoria and South Australia, have rushed to implement similar anti-association laws. What did the taskforce call for?

Should queenslands anti gang laws include a blanket ban?

A review of Queensland’s contentious anti-gang laws has urged the Palaszczuk government to dump its key features, including a blanket ban on public gatherings of bikies.

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