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Criminal Code Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995 to establish a scheme for the continuing detention of high risk terrorist offenders who are considered by a judge in civil proceedings to present an unacceptable risk to the community at the conclusion of their custodial sentence; and the proposed Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2016, Surveillance Devices Act 2004 and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to make consequential amendments.

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 15/09/16  
Second reading moved 15/09/16  
Second reading debate 01/12/16  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/12/16 Amendment details: 58 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/12/16  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/12/16  
Second reading moved 01/12/16  
Second reading debate 01/12/16  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/16  
Third reading agreed to 01/12/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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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
  • Government [sheet HU159]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/09/2016): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; Committee report (04/11/2016); Corrigendum to report (08/11/2016)
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