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Law Enforcement Integrity Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Originating house
House of Representatives
Home Affairs and Justice


Amends: the Crimes Act 1914 to introduce targeted integrity testing for staff of the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Crime Commission and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (Customs and Border Protection); the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 to extend the jurisdiction of the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity to all staff of the Australian Transaction Reporting and Analysis Centre and the CrimTrac Agency and prescribed staff of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; the Customs Administration Act 1985 to enable the Chief Executive Officer of Customs and Border Protection to make orders and certain declarations and to authorise drug and alcohol testing; and Australian Crime Commission Act 2002, Surveillance Devices Act 2004 and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to make consequential amendments.

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 19/09/12  
Second reading moved 19/09/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 29/10/12  
Second reading debate 29/10/12  
Second reading agreed to 29/10/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 29/10/12  
Third reading agreed to 29/10/12  
Introduced and read a first time 30/10/12  
Second reading moved 30/10/12  
Second reading debate 27/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 27/11/12  
Third reading agreed to 27/11/12  
Text of bill as passed both Houses 27/11/12  
Assent 12/12/12 Act no.: 194 - Year: 2012

Text of bill

  • First reading

  • As passed by both Houses


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

  • Replacement explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (20/09/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (20/11/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (20/09/2012): House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs; Statement made discharging the committee's requirement to provide a report (10/10/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( )