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2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

 

(1)     Schedule 3, item 3, page 69 (after line 23), after subsection 35P(1), insert:

          (1A)  A court must, in determining a sentence to be passed or an order to be made in respect of a person for an offence against subsection (1), take account of whether or not, to the knowledge of the court, the disclosure was in the public interest.

          (1B)  Subsection (1A) does not limit Division 2 (general sentencing principles) of Part IB of the Crimes Act 1914 .

[penalty for unauthorised disclosure]

(2)     Schedule 6, item 1, page 81 (lines 4 and 5), to be opposed .

[penalty for unauthorised disclosure]

(3)     Schedule 6, item 10, page 86 (lines 17 to 19), to be opposed .

[penalty for unauthorised disclosure]

(4)     Schedule 6, item 13, page 87 (lines 3 to 5), to be opposed .

[penalty for unauthorised disclosure]

(5)     Schedule 6, item 16, page 87 (lines 16 to 18), to be opposed .

[penalty for unauthorised disclosure]

(6)     Schedule 6, item 18, page 88 (line 29), omit the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 2 years.

[penalty for unauthorised disclosure]

(7)     Schedule 6, item 18, page 89 (line 28), omit the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 2 years.

[penalty for unauthorised disclosure]