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7     Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015

Order of the day read for the further consideration of the bill in committee of the whole.

 

 

 

In the committee

Consideration resumed of the bill.

Senator Ludlam moved the following amendments together by leave:

Schedule 1, item 1, page 3 (line 14), omit “specified in or under section 187AA”, substitute “specified in section 187AA”.

Schedule 1, item 1, page 8 (line 1) to page 9 (line 2), omit subsections 187AA(2) to (5), substitute:

     (2)   For the purposes of items 2, 3, 4 and 6 of the table in subsection (1), 2 or more communications that together constitute a single communications session are taken to be a single communication.

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 14

Senators—

Di Natale

Ludlam

Rice

Whish-Wilson

Hanson-Young

Milne

Siewert (Teller)

Wright

Lambie

Muir

Waters

Xenophon

Leyonhjelm

Rhiannon

 

 

 

NOES, 33

Senators—

Back

Fierravanti-Wells

Madigan

Polley

Brandis

Fifield

Marshall

Ruston

Bullock

Gallacher

McGrath

Singh

Bushby

Heffernan

McKenzie

Sinodinos

Cameron

Ketter

McLucas

Sterle

Canavan

Lines

Moore

Urquhart (Teller)

Dastyari

Ludwig

O’Neill

Wang

Edwards

Macdonald

O’Sullivan

Williams

Fawcett

 

 

 

Question negatived.

Senator Ludlam moved the following amendments together by leave:

Schedule 1, item 1, page 4 (lines 16 and 17), omit “40 sitting days”, substitute “4 sitting days”.

Schedule 1, item 1, page 8 (lines 8 and 9), omit “40 sittings days”, substitute “4 sitting days”.

Schedule 2, item 3, page 59 (lines 11 and 12), omit “40 sitting days”, substitute “4 sitting days”.

Schedule 2, item 4, page 61 (lines 29 and 30), omit “40 sitting days”, substitute “4 sitting days”.

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put and negatived.

Senator Leyonhjelm moved the following amendments together by leave:

Schedule 1, item 1, page 4 (line 3), omit “ 1992) ; or”, substitute “ 1992) ; and”.

Schedule 1, item 1, page 4 (lines 4 and 5), omit subparagraph 187A(3)(b)(iii).

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put and negatived.

Bill further debated.

Senator Ludlam moved the following amendment:

Schedule 1, item 1, page 10 (lines 16 to 34), omit subsections 187C(1) and (2), substitute:

     (1)   The period for which a service provider must keep, or cause to be kept, information or a document under section 187A is the period:

                              (a)  starting when the information or document came into existence; and

                              (b)  ending 3 months after it came into existence.

Debate ensued.

 

 

At 12.45 pm : The Acting Deputy President (Senator Seselja) resumed the chair and the Chair of Committees (Senator Marshall) reported progress.