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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2016

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to counter-terrorism, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Receiving funds for legal assistance                                               3

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Control orders for young people                                                      4

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                             4

Schedule 3—Control orders and tracking devices                                            12

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           12

Schedule 4—Issuing court for control orders                                                      14

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           14

Schedule 5—Preventative detention orders                                                          15

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           15

Schedule 6—Issuing authorities for preventative detention orders        16

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           16

Schedule 7—Application of amendments of the Criminal Code             17

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           17

Schedule 8—Monitoring of compliance with control orders etc.             19

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          19

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           57

Schedule 9—Telecommunications interception                                                  58

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   58

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                  58

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               83

Schedule 10—Surveillance devices                                                                             85

Surveillance Devices Act 2004                                                                                85

Schedule 11—Offence of advocating genocide                                                 108

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                         108

Schedule 12—Security assessments                                                                          110

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                      110

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                 110

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                   112

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                         112

Schedule 13—Classification of publications etc.                                              113

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995            113

Schedule 14—Delayed notification search warrants                                     114

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                 114

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                        114

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                  117

Schedule 15—Protecting national security information in control order proceedings     118

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                      118

National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 118

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                     125

Part 2—Special advocates                                                                                       126

National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 126

Schedule 16—Dealing with national security information in proceedings               136

National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 136

Schedule 17—Disclosures by taxation officers                                                  139

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                        139

Schedule 18—Special intelligence operations                                                     141

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                 141

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to counter-terrorism, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2016 .

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.  Schedules 1 to 14

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 15, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 15, Part 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedules 16 to 18

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.