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Office of National Intelligence (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018

2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Office of National Intelligence (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Prime Minister)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Office of National Intelligence Act 2018 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Repeal of the Office of National Assessments Act 1977     4

Office of National Assessments Act 1977                                                                 4

Schedule 2—Consequential amendments                                                                 5

Acts Interpretation Act 1901                                                                                      5

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                     5

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006              5

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                         7

Australian Border Force Act 2015                                                                            7

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                                  8

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                   8

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                     8

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            9

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           12

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                        12

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           12

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010                         13

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                  13

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                                 15

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        17

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                       18

Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990                                                               18

Schedule 3—Amendments contingent on the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Act 2018                                                       19

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           19

Schedule 4—Transitional provisions                                                                         20

Part 1—Definitions                                                                                                       20

Part 2—Director-General’s continued appointment                                     21

Part 3—References to, and things done by or in relation to, ONA or the Director-General         22

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                 23

 

 

 



A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Office of National Intelligence Act 2018 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Office of National Intelligence (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018 .

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

Provisions

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.  Schedules 1 and 2

At the same time as section 3 of the Office of National Intelligence Act 2018 commences.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if that section does not commence.

 

3.  Schedule 3

The later of:

(a) the commencement of section 3 of the Office of National Intelligence Act 2018 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Act 2018 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all unless both of the events mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) occur.

 

4.  Schedule 4

Immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Office of National Intelligence Act 2018 .

 

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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.