Dangerous driving legislation
The Government is seeking your feedback on the Criminal Code Amendment (Dangerous Driving) Bill 2017.
The Bill will:
- transfer dangerous driving from the Traffic Act 1925 to the Criminal Code Act 1924;
- increase the maximum sentences of imprisonment for negligent driving causing death and grievous bodily harm; and
- provide for more alternative convictions.
Please send your comments on the Bill to the Department of Justice by 28 July 2017.
Department of Justice
Office of Strategic Legislation and Policy
GPO Box 825
Hobart TAS 7001