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Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Home Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to compulsory questioning powers 4

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     4

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                     4

Part 2—Application and saving provisions                                                       95

Part 3—Consequential amendments                                                                     98

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          98

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           98

Foreign Evidence Act 1994                                                                                      99

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                  99

Part 4—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020                101

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                 101

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to tracking devices                               102

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                 102

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Act 2020 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 to 3

The earlier of:

(a) a single day to be fixed by Proclamation; and

(b) 7 September 2020.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 27 and 28

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2.

However, the provisions do not commence at all unless Schedule 2 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020 commences before the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

4.  Schedule 1, item 29

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020 .

However, the provision does not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

5.  Schedule 2

The earlier of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately before the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.