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National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to terrorism and national security, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Treason and urging violence                                                               4

Part 1—Amendments commencing on the day after Royal Assent       4

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            4

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                             4

Part 2—Amendments commencing 28 days after Royal Assent           11

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           11

Schedule 2—Terrorism                                                                                                      15

Part 1—Terrorism                                                                                                           15

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              15

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           15

Part 2—Miscellaneous                                                                                                 16

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           16

Schedule 3—Investigation of Commonwealth offences                                 20

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          20

Schedule 4—Powers to search premises in relation to terrorism offences               39

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          39

Schedule 5—Re-entry of premises in emergency situation                          41

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          41

Schedule 6—Amendments relating to bail                                                             43

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          43

Schedule 7—Listings under the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945                45

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945                                                                45

Schedule 8—Amendments relating to the disclosure of national security information in criminal and civil proceedings                                                                                                  47

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   47

National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 47

Part 2—Application of amendments and saving                                            73

Schedule 9—Functions of Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security              75

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                  75

Schedule 10—Consequential amendments relating to the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement                                                  83

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        83

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006            83

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                                83

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                       85

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     85

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to terrorism and national security, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the National Security Legislation Amendment Act 2010.

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 20

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 21

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

However, if item 6 of Schedule 1 to the Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Act 2010 commences before that day, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

6.  Schedule 2, items 22 to 24

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedules 3 to 7

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 8, items 1 to 16

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedule 8, item 17

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 11.

 

10.  Schedule 8, items 18 to 102

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedule 8, item 103

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

12.  Schedule 8, items 104 to 106

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

13.  Schedule 8, item 107

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 11.

 

14.  Schedule 8, items 108 to 110

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

15.  Schedule 9

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

16.  Schedule 10

The later of:

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

(b) the commencement of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010 .

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

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in Column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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.