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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to: provide a framework for Australian agencies to obtain independently-authorised international production orders for interception, stored communications and telecommunications data directly to designated communications providers in foreign countries with which Australia has a designated international agreement; make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020; and remove the ability for nominated Administrative Appeals Tribunal members to issue certain warrants. Also amends: six Acts to make consequential amendments; and the Surveillance Devices Act 2004 to correct a drafting error.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/03/20  
Second reading moved 05/03/20  
Second reading debate 23/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 23/06/21  
Consideration in detail debate 23/06/21 Amendment details: 502 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 23/06/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/21  
Second reading moved 24/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/21  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 24/06/21  
Assent 23/07/21 Act no: 78 - Year: 2021
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet QL173]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the House of Representatives

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/03/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; Committee report (12/05/2021)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (09/04/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 7 of 2020
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (17/04/2020): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 8 of 2020
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)