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Telecommunications Interception and Other Legislation Amendment (State Bodies) Bill 2012


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

Summary

Supports the newly established Victorian Independent Board-based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC) and South Australian Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC), the Victorian Inspectorate (VI) and the Victorian Public Interest Monitor (PIM) by amending the: Crimes Act 1914 to provide the IBAC with access to items and documents seized by a constable or Commonwealth officer for specific purposes; Privacy Act 1988 to include the IBAC as an enforcement body which is used in the National Privacy Principles in relation to the law enforcement exemptions to the use and disclosure, and access and correction obligations; Taxation Administration Act 1953 to enable the Australian Taxation Office to disclose taxpayer protected information to the IBAC for certain law enforcement purposes; and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to: enable the IBAC, the ICAC, and the VI to use and communicate existing intercepted information; and enable the PIM to access relevant information and appear at applications for warrants under the Act.

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 22/03/12  
Second reading moved 22/03/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 29/05/12  
Second reading debate 29/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 29/05/12  
Consideration in detail debate 29/05/12 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Reported from Federation Chamber 29/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 29/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/12  
Assent 27/06/12 Act no.: 74 of 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third 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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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet AG238]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Federation Chamber Schedule

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Notes