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The Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) ('Crimes Act') is one of the first recognisable compilations of federal criminal law since federation in 1901. The Crimes Act deals with the most serious criminal offences against the Commonwealth. Amongst other things, Volume 2 of the Crimes Act deals with offences against the administration of justice in federal proceedings, piracy, offences relating to postal services, etc.Historically, it was the most extensive legislative instrument that dealt with federal offences, but is now being gradually superseded with the passing of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth), which is a compilation of all the federal offences in Australia.

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