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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the: Criminal Code Act 1995 to: expand the grounds upon which a control order can be requested and issued; reduce the information required to be provided to the Attorney-General when seeking consent to request an interim control order; extend the time before the material provided to an issuing court must be provided to the Attorney-General where a request for an urgent interim control order has been made to an issuing court; require the Attorney-General to advise the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security before amending a regulation that lists a terrorist organisation and to allow the committee to review any proposed change during the disallowance period; and Intelligence Services Act 2001 to: provide that it is a function of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) to provide assistance to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in support of military operations and to cooperate with the ADF on intelligence matters; and remedy limitations in the arrangements for emergency ministerial authorisations which apply to ASIS, the Australian Signals Directorate and the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29/10/14  
Second reading moved 29/10/14  
Second reading debate 25/11/14  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 25/11/14 Amendment details: 26 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/14 Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 26/11/14  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/11/14  
Second reading moved 01/12/14  
Second reading debate 01/12/14  
Second reading debate 02/12/14  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/14  
Third reading agreed to 02/12/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 02/12/14  
Assent 12/12/14 Act no.: 134 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7626]
WRIGHT, Sen Penny

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  • Government [sheet ES111]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/10/2014): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; Committee report (20/11/2014)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )