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Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to surveillance and the interception of telecommunications, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Surveillance Devices Act 2004                                                            4

Schedule 2—Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 8

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to surveillance and the interception of telecommunications, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Act 2008 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 11

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, item 12

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 5 of the Police Integrity Act 2008 of Victoria.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 13

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 2, items 14 to 20

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 5 of the Police Integrity Act 2008 of Victoria.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

7.  Schedule 2, item 21

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 2, item 22

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 5 of the Police Integrity Act 2008 of Victoria.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

9.  Schedule 2, items 23 and 24

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

10.  Schedule 2, items 25 to 27

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.