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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2021


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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2020



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Passed Both Houses
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the: Criminal Code Act 1995 to provide for a State or Territory Supreme Court to make an extended supervision order (ESO) as an alternative to a continuing detention order, which may impose conditions on high risk terrorist offenders; National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 to provide for the availability of court-only evidence in ESO proceedings; Crimes Act 1914, Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 and Surveillance Devices Act 2004 to extend the application of the existing control order monitoring warrant provisions to the monitoring of ESOs; Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 and Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to make consequential amendments; and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Act 2020.

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 03/09/20  
Second reading moved 03/09/20  
Second reading debate 19/10/21  
Second reading agreed to 19/10/21  
Consideration in detail debate 19/10/21 Amendment details: 79 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 19/10/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/10/21  
Second reading moved 21/10/21  
Second reading debate 22/11/21  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/21  
Third reading agreed to 22/11/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 22/11/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • 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 PZ101]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (24/09/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 13 of 2020
  • Referred to Committee (01/10/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; Committee report (16/09/2021)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (16/10/2020): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 16 of 2021