The Customs Point-in-Time Service has been updated to include the Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Act 2019 (Cth) (Act 72 of 2019).
The Act aims to protect children from sexual exploitation by improving the Commonwealth
framework of offences relating to child abuse material, overseas child sexual abuse,
forced marriage, failing to report child sexual abuse and failing to protect children
from such abuse.
The Act implements a number of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) by:
The other measures in the Act forms a suite of child protection measures to target child exploitation that occurs both overseas and in Australia, enhancing investigation and prosecution outcomes at the Commonwealth level. These measures:
These amendments have been updated in the Point-in-Time Customs Service current to 1 October 2019. (NB: subscription required).
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