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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

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2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 7, page 4 (lines 29 to 31), omit paragraph 104 .2(2)(c), substitute:

               ; or (c)  suspects on reasonable grounds that the person has provided support for or otherwise facilitated a terrorist act; or

[interim control orders]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 11, page 7 (lines 1 to 3), omit subparagraph 104.4(1)(c)(vi), substitute:

                            (vi)  that the person has provided support for or otherwise facilitated a terrorist act; or

[interim control orders]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 15, page 8 (line 3), omit “12 hours”, substitute “8 hours”.

[urgent interim control orders]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 17, page 8 (line 9), omit “12 hours”, substitute “8 hours”.

[urgent interim control orders]

(5)     Schedule 1, item 19, page 8 (line 16), omit “ 12 hours ”, substitute “ 8 hours ”.

[urgent interim control orders]

(6)     Schedule 1, item 20, page 8 (line 18), omit “12 hours”, substitute “8 hours”.

[urgent interim control orders]

(7)     Schedule 1, item 25, page 9 (lines 13 to 16), omit paragraph 104 .23(1)(c), substitute:

               ; or (c)  suspects on reasonable grounds that the person has provided support for or otherwise facilitated a terrorist act; or

[varying control orders]

(8)     Schedule 2, page 12 (before line 4), before item 1, insert:

1A  Section 3

Insert:

Convention Against Torture means the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment done at New York on 10 December 1984.

Note:          The Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment is in Australian Treaty Series 1989 No. 21 ([1989] ATS 21) and could in 2014 be viewed in the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (http://www.austlii.edu.au).

[ Convention Against Torture]

(9)     Schedule 2, page 12 (after line 11), after item 2, insert:

2A  After section 6

Insert:

6AA  Convention Against Torture

                   In performing its functions, ASIS must not engage in any conduct that would be contrary to Australia’s obligations under the Convention Against Torture.

[ Convention Against Torture]