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Australian Federal Police and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

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2002-2003-2004

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Australian Federal Police and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2003 [2004]

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 24 (after line 11), after item 27, insert:

27A  After subsection 22(1)

       Insert:

                  (1A)  For the purposes of subsection (1), misbehaviour does not include the expression of an honestly held opinion by the Commissioner or a Deputy Commissioner, if the Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner believes that it is in the public interest to communicate that opinion, whether publicly or privately.

[public interest commentary by Commissioner not unlawful]