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Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding


Amends the: Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to: enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to provide technical assistance to law enforcement agencies in relation to telecommunications interception warrants; require carriers and certain carriage service providers to inform the Communications Access Co-ordinator of proposed changes to telecommunications services, networks, systems or devices that could adversely affect the ability to conduct interception; enable authorised police officers to disclose telecommunications data when trying to locate missing persons; enable enforcement agencies to apply for a stored communications warrant to access stored communications of a victim of a serious contravention, without the person’s consent; permit notification of an interception warrant to be made to a representative of a carrier; and make minor and technical amendments; and Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979, Intelligence Services Act 2001 and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to enable ASIO, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, the Defence Signals Directorate and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation to work cooperatively.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/10  
Second reading moved 24/06/10  
Lapsed at dissolution 19/07/10  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (24/06/2010): Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (23/07/2010)