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National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
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The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

« National » « Security » « Legislation » « Amendment » Bill « 2010 »

 

No.       , « 2010 »

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an « Act » to amend the law relating to terrorism and « national » « security » , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Treason and urging violence                                                               4

Part 1—Amendments commencing on the day after Royal Assent       4

Crimes « Act » 1914                                                                                                            4

Criminal Code « Act » 1995                                                                                             4

Part 2—Amendments commencing 28 days after Royal Assent           11

Criminal Code « Act » 1995                                                                                           11

Schedule 2—Terrorism                                                                                                      15

Part 1—Terrorism                                                                                                           15

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) « Act » 1995              15

Criminal Code « Act » 1995                                                                                           15

Part 2—Miscellaneous                                                                                                 16

Criminal Code « Act » 1995                                                                                           16

Part 3—Contingent « amendment »                                                                             19

Criminal Code « Act » 1995                                                                                           19

Schedule 3—Investigation of Commonwealth offences                                 20

Crimes « Act » 1914                                                                                                          20

Schedule 4—Powers to search premises in relation to terrorism offences               39

Crimes « Act » 1914                                                                                                          39

Schedule 5—Re-entry of premises in emergency situation                          41

Crimes « Act » 1914                                                                                                          41

Schedule 6—Amendments relating to bail                                                             43

Crimes « Act » 1914                                                                                                          43

Schedule 7—Listings under the Charter of the United Nations « Act » 1945                45

Charter of the United Nations « Act » 1945                                                                45

Schedule 8—Amendments relating to the disclosure of « national » « security » information in criminal and civil proceedings                                                                                                  47

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   47

« National » « Security » Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) « Act » 2004 47

Part 2—Application of amendments and saving                                            73

Schedule 9—Functions of Inspector-General of Intelligence and « Security »              75

Inspector-General of Intelligence and « Security » « Act » 1986                                  75

Schedule 10—Consequential amendments relating to the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement                                                  83

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) « Act » 1977                                        83

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing « Act » 2006            83

Australian Crime Commission « Act » 2002                                                                83

Australian Federal Police « Act » 1979                                                                       85

Proceeds of Crime « Act » 2002                                                                                     85

 



A Bill for an « Act » to amend the law relating to terrorism and « national » « security » , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This « Act » may be cited as the « National » « Security » « Legislation » « Amendment » « Act » « 2010 » .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this « Act » specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this « Act » not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The 28th day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, Parts 1 and 2

The day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, Part 3

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 4 of Schedule 1 to the Crimes « Legislation » « Amendment » (Sexual Offences Against Children) « Act » « 2010 » .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

6.  Schedules 3 to 7

The day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 8, items 1 to 16

The 28th day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 8, item 17

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 10.

 

9.  Schedule 8, items 18 to 102

The 28th day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

10.  Schedule 8, item 103

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this « Act » receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

11.  Schedule 8, items 104 to 106

The 28th day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

12.  Schedule 8, item 107

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 10.

 

13.  Schedule 8, items 108 to 110

The 28th day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

14.  Schedule 9

The day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent.

 

15.  Schedule 10

The later of:

(a) the day after this « Act » receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement « Act » « 2010 » .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this « Act » as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this « Act » after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this « Act » . Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this « Act » .

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each « Act » that is specified in a Schedule to this « Act » is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this « Act has effect according to its terms.