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Intelligence Services Amendment Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs

Summary

Amends the Intelligence Services Act 2001 to: enable the minister to specify additional persons outside Australia who may be protected by an ASIS staff member or agent; and provide that an ASIS staff member or agent performing specified activities outside Australia will be able to use reasonable and necessary force in the performance of an ASIS function.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29/11/18  
Second reading moved 29/11/18  
Second reading debate 04/12/18  
Second reading agreed to 04/12/18  
Third reading agreed to 04/12/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05/12/18  
Second reading moved 05/12/18  
Second reading debate 05/12/18  
Second reading agreed to 05/12/18  
Third reading agreed to 05/12/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 05/12/18  
Assent 10/12/18 Act no: 161 - Year: 2018
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes