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Foreign Intelligence Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

2019-2020-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Foreign Intelligence Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

 

No.      , 2021

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to foreign intelligence, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

4............ Review................................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Section 11C foreign intelligence warrants                                  3

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                    3

Schedule 2—Australians or permanent residents acting for, or on behalf of, a foreign power                 7

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                     7

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                    7

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                  10

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                  10

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to foreign intelligence, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Foreign Intelligence Legislation Amendment Act 2021 .

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.  The whole of this Act

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

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.

4   Review

                   The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security may, after the fifth anniversary of the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, commence a review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of the amendments made by this Act.