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Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2010


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Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2009



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to: enable owners and operators of computer networks to undertake activities to operate, maintain and protect their networks; enable Commonwealth agencies, security authorities and eligible State authorities to ensure their network is appropriately used by employees, office holders or contractors of the agency or authority; limit secondary use and disclosure of information obtained through network protection activities; and require the destruction of records obtained by undertaking network protection activities when the information is no longer required for those purposes.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/09/09  
Second reading moved 16/09/09  
Second reading debate 26/10/09  
Second reading agreed to 26/10/09  
Third reading agreed to 26/10/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/10/09  
Second reading moved 27/10/09  
Second reading debate 02/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 02/02/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/02/10  
Third reading agreed to 02/02/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 02/02/10  
Assent 12/02/10 Act no.: 2 of 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 6011]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (17/09/2009): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (16/11/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )