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National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Schedule 10 Consequential amendments relating to the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement

   

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

1  After paragraph (db) of Schedule 2

Insert:

                   (dc)  decisions under subsection 8(4) or 9(4) of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010 ;

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006

2  Paragraph 128(14)(c)

Omit “the Chair of the Board”, substitute “the Chief Executive Officer”.

3  Paragraph 128(14)(c)

Omit “the Australian Crime Commission under subsection 59(6A) of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 ”, substitute “Law Enforcement under subsection 8(1) of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010 ”.

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002

4  Subsection 51(4) (at the end of the definition of relevant Act )

Add:

               ; or (d)  the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010 or regulations under that Act.

5  Part III

Repeal the Part.

6  Subsections 59(6A), (6B), (6C) and (6D)

Repeal the subsections.

7  Transitional—Committee on the Australian Crime Commission

(1)       This item applies to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission (the Committee ) that was in existence under the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 immediately before the commencement of this item.

(2)       The Committee continues in existence by force of this item, after the commencement of this item, as the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement under the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010 .

(3)       A person who held office as a member of the Committee immediately before the commencement of this item is taken to have been appointed, immediately after that commencement, as a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement.

(4)       The person who held office as Chair of the Committee immediately before the commencement of this item is taken to have been elected, immediately after that commencement, as Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement.

(5)       If the Committee was conducting a review immediately before commencement:

                     (a)  the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement may continue the review after that commencement; and

                     (b)  anything done for the purposes of the review before commencement is taken to have been done for the purposes of the review as continued in accordance with this item.

(6)       Section 10 of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010 does not apply in relation to the year ending on 31 December 2010 if, in that year, the Ombudsman has provided to the Committee a briefing under subsection 55AA(1) of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 as in force immediately before the commencement of this item.

(7)       For the avoidance of doubt, subitem (6) does not prevent the Ombudsman from providing a briefing to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement about the involvement of the Australian Crime Commission or the Australian Federal Police in controlled operations under Part IAB of the Crimes Act 1914 during the year ending on 31 December 2010.

Australian Federal Police Act 1979

8  After paragraph 60A(2)(e)

Insert:

                    (ea)  the purposes of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010 or regulations under that Act; or

9  Paragraph 60A(2)(f)

Omit “(d) and (e)”, substitute “(d), (e) and (ea)”.

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

10  Subsection 179U(1)

Omit “the Australian Crime Commission”, substitute “Law Enforcement”.

(179/10)