2 Commencement

(1)

The following provisions come into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates:

(a)

sections 5, 7, and 8 (which relate to preliminary matters):

(b)

sections 60 to 65, 115(2), 116, 245, 252, 388, and 389 (which relate to sentence indications):

(c)

subpart 3 of Part 5, and sections 390 to 393 (which relate to public access and restrictions on reporting):

(d)

sections 386, 387, 408, and 409 (which are powers to make rules and regulations):

(e)

section 407 (which is a transitional provision relating to appeals).

(2)

The rest of this Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

(3)

Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on the day that is 2 years after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

Section 2(1): sections 5, 7, 8, 60–65, 115(2), 116, 245, 252, 388, and 389, subpart 3 of Part 5, sections 390–393, 386, 387, 407, 408, and 409 brought into force, on 5 March 2012, by clause 2 of the Criminal Procedure Act Commencement Order 2011 (SR 2011/413).

Section 2(2): sections 3, 4, 6, 9–59, 66–114, 115(1), 117–193, 212–244, 246–251, 253–385, 394–406 and 410–413 brought into force, on 1 July 2013, by clause 2 of the Criminal Procedure Act Commencement Order 2013 (SR 2013/162).