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Intelligence Services (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2001
Schedule 1 Provisions relating to the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO and ASIS

Part 1 Amendments

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

1  Section 4

Insert:

Committee on ASIO and ASIS means the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO and ASIS established under the Intelligence Services Act 2001 .

2  Subsection 8A(6)

Omit “Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation”, substitute “Committee on ASIO and ASIS”.

3  Subsection 92(1)

Omit “Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation”, substitute “Committee on ASIO and ASIS”.

4  Part VA

Repeal the Part.

Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990

5  Schedule 4 (table row relating to the Chair, Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation)

Repeal the row.

6  Schedule 4 (after the table row relating to the Chair, Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Crime Authority)

Insert:

 

Chair, Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO and ASIS

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Part 2 Transitionals

7  Definitions

In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears:

commencement day means the day on which Part 1 commences.

new committee means the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO and ASIS established under the Intelligence Services Act 2001 .

old committee means the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation constituted under Part VA.

Part VA means Part VA of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 , as in force immediately before the commencement day.

transfer time means the time at which the new committee is first established.

8  Continuation of old committee

Despite the repeal of Part VA:

                     (a)  the old Committee continues in existence until the transfer time, under the name it had immediately before the commencement day, as if the amendments made by Part 1 had not been made; and

                     (b)  the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 and the Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990 continue to operate in respect of the old committee until the transfer time as if the amendments made by Part 1 had not been made.

9  Records etc.

At the transfer time, any records that were in the custody, or under the control, of the old committee immediately before the transfer time are transferred to the new committee by force of this item.