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Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to extend sunset provisions relating to network protection activities undertaken by network administrators in law enforcement and security agencies; clarify reporting requirements for warrants; clarify that multiple telecommunications devices can be intercepted on a one named person warrant; and make consequential and technical amendments.

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 20/02/08  
Second reading moved 20/02/08  
Referred to Main Committee 11/03/08  
Second reading agreed to 12/03/08  
Reported from Main Committee 12/03/08  
Third reading agreed to 12/03/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/03/08  
Second reading moved 13/03/08  
Second reading debate 14/05/08  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/05/08 Amendment details: 21 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 14/05/08  
     
Consideration of Senate message 15/05/08 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
Assent 26/05/08 Act no.: 23 - Year: 2008
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5460]
STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha

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  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5478]
STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha

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  • Government [sheet RB375]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2008): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
  • Committee report (06/05/2008)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)