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Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008

Schedule 1 Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

   

1  Subsection 5F(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  Subsection (2) ceases to have effect at the end of 12 December 2009.

2  Subsection 5G(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  Subsection (2) ceases to have effect at the end of 12 December 2009.

3  Subparagraph 9A(1)(b)(ii)

Omit “a particular telecommunications device”, substitute “telecommunications devices”.

4  Paragraph 9A(1A)(b)

Omit “a telecommunications device, identified in the warrant,”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

5  Subsection 9A(1A) (note)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device that the person is using, or is likely to use”.

6  Paragraph 9A(2)(ba)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                   (ba)  if the warrant would authorise interception of communications made by means of any telecommunications device—must include details (to the extent these are known to the Director-General of Security) sufficient to identify the telecommunications devices that the person is using, or is likely to use; and

7  Subsection 9A(3)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

8  Subparagraph 11B(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “a particular”, substitute “any”.

9  Paragraph 11B(1A)(b)

Omit “a telecommunications device, identified in the warrant,”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

10  Subsection 11B(1A) (note)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device that the person is using, or is likely to use”.

11  Paragraph 11B(2)(ba)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                   (ba)  if the warrant would authorise interception of communications made by means of any telecommunications device—must include details (to the extent these are known to the Director-General of Security) sufficient to identify the telecommunications devices that the person is using, or is likely to use; and

12  Subsection 11B(3)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

13  Paragraph 16(1)(aa)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

14  Paragraph 16(1A)(b)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

15  Paragraph 35(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

16  Paragraph 35(1)(c)

Omit “the responsible Minister”, substitute “a specified Minister (in this subsection called the responsible Minister ) of that State”.

17  Paragraph 35(1)(e)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (e)  requiring the responsible Minister to give to the Minister, as soon as practicable after a report of a kind referred to in paragraph (c) or (d) is given to the responsible Minister, a copy of the report;

18  Subsection 35(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The Minister must not make a declaration under section 34 in relation to an eligible authority of a State unless the Minister is satisfied that that State has entered into an agreement to pay all expenses connected with the issue of warrants to the authority.

19  After section 35

Insert:

36   State laws requiring copies of documents to be given to responsible Minister

             (1)  Nothing in this Division is to be taken to preclude a law of a State from requiring the chief officer of the eligible authority to give to a specified Minister (the responsible Minister ) of that State a copy of each warrant issued to the eligible authority, and of each instrument under section 52 or 57 revoking such a warrant.

             (2)  If a State makes a law of the kind mentioned in subsection (1), then, for the purposes of section 63AA, the chief officer of the eligible authority is taken to be communicating interception warrant information for the purposes of this Part by giving documents to the responsible Minister to comply with the requirement.

20  Paragraph 42(4A)(ba)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                   (ba)  if the warrant would authorise interception of communications made by means of any telecommunications device—details (to the extent these are known to the chief officer) sufficient to identify the telecommunications devices that the person is using, or is likely to use; and

21  Subparagraph 46A(1)(d)(ii)

Omit “a particular”, substitute “any”.

22  Subparagraph 46A(1)(d)(ii)

Omit “a person”, substitute “the person”.

23  Subsection 46A(1) (note)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device that the person is using, or is likely to use”.

24  Subparagraph 46A(2)(a)(ii)

Omit “a particular”, substitute “any”.

25  Subsection 46A(3)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

26  Subsection 52(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Where a warrant issued to an agency is revoked under subsection (1), the chief officer of the agency must cause a copy of the instrument of revocation to be given as soon as practicable to the Secretary of the Department.

27  Section 53

Repeal the section.

28  Paragraph 57(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

29  Subsection 57(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The chief officer of an agency may at any time, by writing signed by him or her, revoke a warrant issued to the agency after causing the chief officer of any other agency that is exercising authority under the warrant to be informed forthwith that the chief officer proposes to revoke the warrant.

30  Paragraph 57(3)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

31  After section 59

Insert:

59A   Notification to Secretary of the Department

             (1)  Where a Part 2-5 warrant is issued to an agency, the chief officer of the agency must cause a copy of the warrant to be given to the Secretary of the Department as soon as practicable.

             (2)  Where:

                     (a)  it is proposed, under a warrant issued under section 46A, to intercept communications made to or from a telecommunications service; and

                     (b)  the warrant is not a warrant that authorises interception of communications made by means of any telecommunications device; and

                     (c)  the service was not identified in the warrant;

the chief officer must cause the Secretary of the Department to be given, as soon as practicable, a description in writing of the service sufficient to identify it.

             (3)  Where:

                     (a)  it is proposed, under a warrant issued under section 46A, to intercept, by means of a telecommunications device, communications made to or from a telecommunications service; and

                     (b)  the warrant is a warrant that authorises interception of communications made by means of any telecommunications device; and

                     (c)  the device was not identified in the warrant;

the chief officer must cause the Secretary of the Department to be given, as soon as practicable, a description in writing of the device sufficient to identify it.

32  Subsection 60(1)

Omit “the chief officer”, substitute “a certifying officer”.

33  Subsection 60(2)

Repeal the subsection.

34  Subsection 60(3)

Omit “the chief officer”, substitute “a certifying officer”.

35  Paragraph 60(4)(aa)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

36  Subsection 60(4)

Omit “the chief officer”, substitute “a certifying officer of the agency”.

37  Paragraph 60(4A)(b)

Omit “a telecommunications device identified in the warrant”, substitute “any telecommunications device”.

38  Subsection 60(4A)

Omit “certifying person”, substitute “certifying officer of the agency”.

39  Paragraph 60(5)(b)

Omit “the chief officer of the agency to which the warrant was issued, or a certifying officer of that agency,”, substitute “a certifying officer of that agency”.

40  Subsection 60(5)

Omit “the chief officer or”.

41  Paragraph 80(b)

Omit “paragraph 53(1)(b) of the issue of such a warrant”, substitute “subsections 59A(2) and (3)”.

42  Subsection 94(1)

Repeal the subsection.

43  Paragraph 100(1)(ea)

Omit “, (d)”.

44  Paragraph 100(1)(ee)

Repeal the paragraph.

45  Paragraph 100(1)(ef)

Repeal the paragraph.

46  Paragraph 100(2)(ea)

Omit “, (d)”.

47  Paragraph 100(2)(ee)

Repeal the paragraph.

48  Paragraph 100(2)(ef)

Repeal the paragraph.