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Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the: Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Act 1978, Criminal Code Act 1995 and Customs Act 1901 to extend the definition of terrorist organisation; Criminal Code Act 1995 and Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 in relation to financing terrorism offences; Criminal Code Act 1995 to provide for control orders and preventative detention orders; Crimes Act 1914 to: extend stop, question, search and seize powers to all Commonwealth places and prescribed security zones; and provide for a notice to produce regime to ensure compliance with lawful requests for certain information; Crimes Act 1914, Criminal Code Act 1995, Migration Act 1958 and Surveillance Devices Act 2004 to update sedition offences; Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 to authorise the use of video surveillance at Australia’s major airports and on aircraft; Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988, Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and Surveillance Devices Act 2004 in relation to financial transaction reporting; Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 to: strengthen ASIO’s special powers warrant regime; provide ASIO with enhanced access to aircraft and vessel information; strengthen the offence for providing false or misleading information under an ASIO questioning warrant; and clarify that obligations, prohibitions or restrictions imposed by control orders will not be prescribed administrative action; Customs Act 1901 and Customs Administration Act 1985 to broaden Customs powers for security and intelligence purposes; and Migration Act 1958 to clarify the power to deport non-citizens on security grounds.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/11/05  
Second reading moved 03/11/05  
Second reading agreed to 29/11/05  
Third reading agreed to 29/11/05  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/11/05  
Second reading moved 30/11/05  
Second reading agreed to 05/12/05  
Committee of the Whole debate 06/12/05 Amendment details: 74 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 06/12/05  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 07/12/05 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 14/12/05 Act no.: 144 - Year: 2005
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BEVIS, Arch

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Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 4787]
STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha

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  • Australian Democrats [sheet 4764 revised 1]
STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 4771]

NETTLE, Kerry

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 4755]

NETTLE, Kerry

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  • Government [sheet QR323]

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  • Opposition [sheet 4773]
LUDWIG, Sen Joe

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)