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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Main counter-terrorism amendments                                           4

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     4

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                          4

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006              4

AusCheck Act 2007                                                                                                      5

Australian Passports Act 2005                                                                                  5

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                   11

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          13

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           62

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                       96

Foreign Evidence Act 1994                                                                                      97

Foreign Passports (Law Enforcement and Security) Act 2005                        104

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010                       106

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                               107

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                       108

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010                     109

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                   109

Sea Installations Act 1987                                                                                      109

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                109

Terrorism Insurance Act 2003                                                                                110

Part 2—Repeals                                                                                                             111

Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Act 1978                                  111

Schedule 2—Stopping welfare payments                                                             112

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                      112

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                               112

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                               118

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                         123

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                          127

Part 3—Application provisions                                                                             128

Schedule 3—Customs’ detention powers                                                              129

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                     129

Schedule 4—Cancelling visas on security grounds                                         133

Part 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                         133

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                       133

Division 2—Application of amendments made by Part 1                                136

Part 2—Amendment of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979      137

Schedule 5—Identifying persons in immigration clearance                      138

Part 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                         138

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                  147

Schedule 6—Identifying persons entering or leaving Australia through advance passenger processing                                                                                                                           148

Part 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                         148

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                       148

Division 2—Application of amendments made by Part 1                                152

Part 2—Amendment of the Customs Act 1901                                           154

Schedule 7—Seizing bogus documents                                                                   155

Part 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                         155

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                             155

Division 2—Contingent amendments                                                                   158

Division 3—Application of amendments made by Part 1                                158

Part 2—Amendment of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007               159

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                             159

Division 2—Contingent amendments                                                                   161

Division 3—Application of amendments made by Part 2                                162

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Act 2014 .

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 and 2

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedules 3 to 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 6

1 July 2015.

1 July 2015

5.  Schedule 7, items 1 to 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 7, item 4

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 1.

However, if item 2 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Act 2014 commences before that time, the provisions do not commence at all.

 

7.  Schedule 7, item 5

Immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Act 2014 (the related item ).

However, if the related item commences before the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 1, the provisions do not commence at all.

 

8.  Schedule 7, item 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedule 7, item 7

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

However, if item 2 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Act 2014 has not commenced before that day, the provisions do not commence at all.

 

10.  Schedule 7, item 8

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedule 7, item 9

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

However, if item 2 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Act 2014 has commenced before that day, the provisions do not commence at all.

 

12.  Schedule 7, item 10

Immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Act 2014 (the related item ).

However, if the related item commences before the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 6, the provisions do not commence at all.

 

13.  Schedule 7, item 11

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.