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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Bill 2021


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

Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995 to extend the operation of the declared areas provisions for a further 3 years and the control order regime and the preventative detention orders (PDO) regime for a further 15 months; Intelligence Services Act 2001 to provide that the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security may review the operation, effectiveness and proportionality of the declared areas provisions prior to their sunset date; Crimes Act 1914 to extend the operation of the stop, search and seizure powers for a further 15 months; and Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 to extend the reporting date for the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor’s review of continuing detention orders for high risk terrorist offenders to as soon as practicable after 7 December 2021.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/08/21  
Second reading moved 04/08/21  
Second reading debate 12/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 12/08/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 12/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 12/08/21  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/08/21  
Second reading moved 23/08/21  
Second reading debate 23/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 23/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 23/08/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 23/08/21  
Assent 02/09/21 Act no: 88 - Year: 2021
     

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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1376]
THORPE, Sen Lidia

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (11/08/2021): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 12 of 2021
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (25/08/2021): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 10 of 2021