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Surveillance Devices Bill 2004


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

The bill: establishes procedures for obtaining warrants, emergency authorisations and authorisations for the installation and use of surveillance devices in Australia and overseas in relation to criminal investigations and child recovery orders; and regulates the use, communication, publication, storage, destruction and making of records in connection with surveillance device operations. Also makes consequential amendments to the Australian Federal Police Act 1979, Criminal Code Act 1995, Customs Act 1901 and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987; and contains transitional and savings provisions and a regulation-making power.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/03/04  
Second reading moved 24/03/04  
Second reading agreed to 01/04/04  
Third reading agreed to 01/04/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/05/04  
Second reading moved 11/05/04  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 16/11/04  
     

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes