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Thursday, 25 September 2014
Page: 7218


Senator LEYONHJELM (New South Wales) (18:52): I, and on behalf of Senator Xenophon, Senator Madigan and Senator Ludlam, move amendment (1) on sheet 7582:

(1) Schedule 2, page 30 (after line 31), after item 28, insert:

28A After section 25A

   Insert:

25B Reporting by Inspector -General of Intelligence and Security

(1) The Director-General must, as soon as practicable after the end of each financial year and in any case within 28 days, give the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security a report setting out the total number of devices accessed in accordance with a warrant under section 25 or 25A during the financial year.

(2) The Inspector-General's annual report referred to in section 35 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986for the financial year must include the number.

(3) The number included in accordance with subsection (2) must not be deleted from the report before it is laid before each House of the Parliament.