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2004

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment (Stored Communications) Bill 2004

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 3 (after line 31), at the end of the Schedule, add:

5  After section 17

Insert:

17A  Annual report by Minister about warrants

             (1)  The Minister shall, as soon as practicable after each 30 June, cause to be prepared a written report that relates to the year ending on that 30 June and complies with section 17B.

             (2)  The Minister must table a copy of a report under subsection (1) before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the day on which the Minister receives the report.

17B  Report to contain information about requests made and warrants issued

                   The report required in accordance with section 17A shall set out:

                     (a)  the number of requests for warrants that the Organisation has made pursuant to section 9 during that year; and

                     (b)  the number of warrants that the Minister has issued pursuant to section 9 during that year; and

                     (c)  the number of requests for warrants that the Organisation has made pursuant to section 9A during that year; and

                     (d)  the number of warrants that the Minister has issued pursuant to section 9A during that year; and

                     (e)  the number of requests for further warrants that the Organisation has made pursuant to subsection 9B(4) during that year; and

                      (f)  the number of further warrants that the Minister has issued pursuant to subsection 9B(4) during that year; and

                     (g)  the number of warrants issued by the Director-General of Security pursuant to section 10 during that year; and

                     (h)  the number of requests for warrants that the Organisation has made pursuant to section 11A during that year; and

                      (i)  the number of warrants that the Minister has issued pursuant to section 11A during that year; and

                      (j)  the number of requests for warrants that the Organisation has made pursuant to section 11B during that year; and

                     (k)  the number of warrants that the Minister has issued pursuant to section 11B during that year; and

                      (l)  the number of requests for warrants that the Organisation has made pursuant to section 11C during that year;

                    (m)  the number of warrants that the Minister has issued pursuant to section 11C during that year; and

                     (n)  the number of requests for further warrants that the Organisation has made during that year in respect of a telecommunication service, a person or part of a telecommunication system (as the case may be) in relation to whom a warrant has, or warrants have, been previously issued;

                     (o)  the number of further warrants that the Minister has issued during that year in respect of a telecommunication service, a person or part of a telecommunication system (as the case may be) in relation to whom a warrant has, or warrants have, been previously issued; and

                     (p)  the total expenditure (including expenditure of a capital nature) incurred by the Organisation in connection with the execution of warrants during the year to which the report relates.

[reporting about use of warrants]