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Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Mr Georgiou)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to appoint an independent reviewer of terrorism laws, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part I—Preliminary                                                                                  1

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

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

3  Object of the Act............................................................................................ 1

4  Interpretation.................................................................................................. 2

5  Application of Act.......................................................................................... 2

Part II—Independent Reviewer                                                              2

6  Appointment of an Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws...................... 2

7  Acting Independent Reviewer........................................................................ 2

8  Functions of the Independent Reviewer......................................................... 3

9 Conduct of reviews by the Independent Reviewer.......................................... 3

10 Power to obtain information and documents................................................. 4

11 Independent Reviewer to report.................................................................... 5

Part III—Administrative Provisions                                                        6

12  Terms and conditions of appointment.......................................................... 6

13  Resignation.................................................................................................. 6

14  Termination of appointment......................................................................... 6

15  Disclosure of interests.................................................................................. 7

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to appoint an independent reviewer of terrorism laws, and for related purposes

   

 

 

The Parliament of Australia enacts: