This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings into force sections 15 to 17 of the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act 2002.
Section 15, which implements provisions of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, comes into force on 29 September 2003.
Section 16, which implements provisions of the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants, by Land, Sea and Air, comes into force on 1 January 2004.
Section 17, which implements provisions of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking of Persons, especially Women and Children, comes into force on 1 January 2004.