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Intelligence and Security Legislation Amendment (Implementing Independent Intelligence Review) Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intelligence and Security Legislation Amendment (Implementing Independent Intelligence Review) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Senator McAllister)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Expanding the functions of the IGIS and PJCIS                  3

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                    3

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                                   7

Schedule 2—Independent National Security Legislation Monitor          10

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   10

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010                         10

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                                 12

Part 2—Application provision                                                                                 13

Schedule 3—Regular briefings to the PJCIS by the IGIS and ONI      14

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   14

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                  14

Office of National Intelligence Act 2018                                                               14

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               16

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Intelligence and Security Legislation Amendment (Implementing Independent Intelligence Review) 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.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent .

 

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.