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 5 AUSTRALIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE ORGANISATION LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (TERRORISM) BILL 2002 [NO. 2]

Mr Williams (Attorney-General), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation to enhance the Commonwealth's ability to combat terrorism, and for related purposes.

Bill read a first time.

Mr Williams moved—That the Bill be now read a second time.

Mr Williams addressing the House—

Adjournment negatived

It being 4.30 p.m.—The question was proposed—That the House do now adjourn.

Mr Abbott (Leader of the House) requiring the question to be put forthwith without debate—

Question—put and negatived.

Mr Williams continued his speech.

Paper

Mr Williams presented an explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Debate adjourned (Mr Melham), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.