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Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011


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Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010



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

Summary

Amends the: Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to: enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to provide technical assistance to law enforcement agencies in relation to telecommunications interception warrants; require carriers and certain carriage service providers to inform the Communications Access Co-ordinator of proposed changes to telecommunications services, networks, systems or devices that could adversely affect the ability to conduct interception; enable authorised police officers to disclose telecommunications data when trying to locate missing persons; enable enforcement agencies to apply for a stored communications warrant to access stored communications of a victim of a serious contravention, without the person’s consent; permit notification of an interception warrant to be made to a representative of a carrier; and make minor and technical amendments; and Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979, Intelligence Services Act 2001 and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to enable ASIO, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, the Defence Signals Directorate and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation to work cooperatively.

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 30/09/10  
Second reading moved 30/09/10  
Referred to Main Committee 19/10/10  
Second reading debate 20/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 20/10/10  
Reported from Main Committee 20/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 20/10/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/10/10  
Second reading moved 25/10/10  
Second reading debate 28/02/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/03/11  
Second reading debate 02/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 02/03/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/03/11 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 02/03/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 02/03/11  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 02/03/11 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Assent 22/03/11 Act no.: 4 of 2011
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7032]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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  • Government [sheet AF255]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/09/2010): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (26/11/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )