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Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Amendment Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Passed Both Houses
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 to: enable the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) to report on own-motion inquiries in standalone reports; provide that the INSLM's annual report may include information relating to the performance of the INSLM's functions in relation to a referral from the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; specify reporting arrangements for statutory reviews conducted by the INSLM; provide a framework for the engagement of staff (including contractors) to assist the INSLM in the performance of its functions or exercise of its powers; and provide current and former staff of the INSLM with certain legal protections during the course of assisting the INSLM with performing functions or exercising powers of the INSLM.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/21  
Second reading moved 24/06/21  
Second reading debate 02/09/21  
Second reading debate 23/11/21  
Second reading agreed to 23/11/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 23/11/21 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 24/11/21  
Third reading agreed to 24/11/21  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/11/21  
Second reading moved 01/12/21  
Second reading debate 01/12/21  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/21  
Third reading agreed to 01/12/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 01/12/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third 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
  • Government [sheet ZC104]

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  • Independent [sheet 1424]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes