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2004-2005

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 10), omit “6 months”, substitute “12 months”.

(2)     Clause 2, page 3 (table item 14), omit “6 months”, substitute “12 months”.

(3)     Schedule 1, item 9, page 6 (line 11), at the end of paragraph 102.1(1A)(c), add “in circumstances where there is a risk that such praise might have the effect of leading a person (regardless of his or her age or any mental impairment (within the meaning of section 7.3) that the person might suffer) to engage in a terrorist act”.

(4)     Schedule 4, item 24, page 19 (line 18), at the end of subsection 104.2(3) (before the notes), add:

             ; and (f)  a summary of the grounds on which the order should be made.

(5)     Schedule 4, item 24, page 19 (after line 22), after subsection 104.2(3), insert:

          (3A)  To avoid doubt, paragraph (3)(f) does not require any information to be included in the summary if disclosure of that information is likely to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ) .

(6)     Schedule 4, item 24, page 21 (line 19), at the end of subsection 104.5(1) (before the notes), add:

            ; and (h)  set out a summary of the grounds on which the order is made.

(7)     Schedule 4, item 24, page 21 (after line 25), after subsection 104.5(1), insert:

          (1A)  The day specified for the purposes of paragraph (1)(e) must be as soon as practicable, but at least 72 hours, after the order is made.

(8)     Schedule 4, item 24, page 21 (after line 27), after subsection 104.5(2), insert:

          (2A)  To avoid doubt, paragraph (1)(h) does not require any information to be included in the summary if disclosure of that information is likely to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ).

(9)     Schedule 4, item 24, page 27 (lines 10 to 13), omit paragraph 104.12(1)(a), substitute:

                     (a)  must serve the order personally on the person; and

(10)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 27 (line 17), after “sections”, insert “104.12A,”.

(11)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 27 (lines 23 to 27), omit subsection 104.12(2).

(12)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 28 (lines 1 to 13), omit subsection 104.12(5), substitute:

Queensland public interest monitor to be given copy of interim control order

             (5)  If:

                     (a)  the person in relation to whom the interim control order is made is a resident of Queensland; or

                     (b)  the issuing court that made the interim control order did so in Queensland;

an AFP member must give to the Queensland public interest monitor a copy of the order.

(13)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 28 (after line 13), after section 104.12, insert:

104.12A   Election to confirm control order

             (1)  At least 48 hours before the day specified in an interim control order as mentioned in paragraph 104.5(1)(e), the senior AFP member who requested the order must:

                     (a)  elect whether to confirm the order on the specified day; and

                     (b)  give a written notification to the issuing court that made the order of the member’s election.

             (2)  If the senior AFP member elects to confirm the order, an AFP member must:

                     (a)  serve personally on the person in relation to whom the order is made:

                              (i)  a copy of the notification; and

                             (ii)  a copy of the documents mentioned in paragraphs 104.2(3)(b) and (c); and

                            (iii)  any other details required to enable the person to understand and respond to the substance of the facts, matters and circumstances which will form the basis of the confirmation of the order; and

                     (b)  if the person is a resident of Queensland, or the court made the order in Queensland—give the Queensland public interest monitor a copy of the documents mentioned in paragraph (a).

             (3)  To avoid doubt, subsection (2) does not require any information to be served or given if disclosure of that information is likely:

                     (a)  to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ); or

                     (b)  to be protected by public interest immunity; or

                     (c)  to put at risk ongoing operations by law enforcement agencies or intelligence agencies; or

                     (d)  to put at risk the safety of the community, law enforcement officers or intelligence officers.

The fact that information of a kind mentioned in this subsection is not required to be disclosed does not imply that such information is required to be disclosed in other provisions of this Part that relate to the disclosure of information.

             (4)  If the senior AFP member elects not to confirm the order, and the order has already been served on the person, then:

                     (a)  the order immediately ceases to be in force; and

                     (b)  an AFP member must:

                              (i)  annotate the order to indicate that it has ceased to be in force; and

                             (ii)  cause the annotated order and a copy of the notification to be served personally on the person; and

                            (iii)  if the person is a resident of Queensland, or the court made the order in Queensland—give the Queensland public interest monitor a copy of the annotated order and the notification.

(14)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 28 (lines 14 to 25), omit section 104.13, substitute:

104.13   Lawyer may request a copy of an interim control order

             (1)  A lawyer of the person in relation to whom an interim control order is made may attend the place specified in the order as mentioned in paragraph 104.5(1)(g) in order to obtain a copy of the order.

             (2)  This section does not:

                     (a)  require more than one person to give the lawyer a copy of the order; or

                     (b)  entitle the lawyer to request, be given a copy of, or see, a document other than the order.

(15)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 28 (line 28), omit “On”, substitute “If an election has been made to confirm an interim control order, then, on”.

(16)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 28 (lines 31 and 32), omit “of an interim control order”, substitute “of the order”.

(17)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 29 (line 17), after “ representative ”, insert “ etc. ”.

(18)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 29 (lines 19 to 21), omit paragraph 104.14(4)(a), substitute:

                     (a)  none of the following persons attend the court on the specified day:

                              (i)  the person in relation to whom the order is made;

                             (ii)  a representative of the person;

                            (iii)  if the person is a resident of Queensland, or the court made the order in Queensland—the Queensland public interest monitor; and

(19)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 29 (line 23), at the end of paragraph 104.14(4)(b), add “in relation to whom the order is made”.

(20)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 29 (lines 24 to 27), omit subsection 104.14(5), substitute:

Attendance of person or representative etc.

             (5)  The court may take the action mentioned in subsection (6) or (7) if any of the following persons attend the court on the specified day:

                     (a)  the person in relation to whom the order is made;

                     (b)  a representative of the person;

                     (c)  if the person is a resident of Queensland, or the court made the order in Queensland—the Queensland public interest monitor.

(21)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 33 (line 29) to page 34 (line 9), omit section 104.21, substitute:

104.21   Lawyer may request a copy of a control order

             (1)  If a control order is confirmed or varied under section 104.14, 104.20 or 104.24, a lawyer of the person in relation to whom the control order is made may attend the place specified in the order as mentioned in paragraph 104.16(1)(e) or 104.25(d) in order to obtain a copy of the order.

             (2)  This section does not:

                     (a)  require more than one person to give the lawyer a copy of the order; or

                     (b)  entitle the lawyer to request, be given a copy of, or see, a document other than the order.

(22)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 35 (lines 23 to 31), omit subsection 104.23(3), substitute:

             (3)  The Commissioner must cause:

                     (a)  written notice of the application and the grounds on which the variation is sought; and

                     (b)  a copy of the documents mentioned in paragraph (2)(b); and

                     (c)  any other details required to enable the person in relation to whom the order is made to understand and respond to the substance of the facts, matters and circumstances which will form the basis of the variation of the order;

to be given to the following persons:

                     (d)  the person in relation to whom the order is made;

                     (e)  if the person is a resident of Queensland, or the court will hear the application in Queensland—the Queensland public interest monitor.

          (3A)  To avoid doubt, subsection (3) does not require any information to be given if disclosure of that information is likely:

                     (a)  to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ); or

                     (b)  to be protected by public interest immunity; or

                     (c)  to put at risk ongoing operations by law enforcement agencies or intelligence agencies; or

                     (d)  to put at risk the safety of the community, law enforcement officers or intelligence officers.

The fact that information of a kind mentioned in this subsection is not required to be disclosed does not imply that such information is required to be disclosed in other provisions of this Part that relate to the disclosure of information.

(23)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 37 (lines 9 to 13), omit paragraph 104.26(1)(a), substitute:

                     (a)  must serve the varied order personally on the person; and

(24)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 37 (lines 26 to 30), omit subsection 104.26(2).

(25)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 38 (after line 19), after section 104.28, insert:

104.28A   Interlocutory proceedings

             (1)  Proceedings in relation to a request under section 104.3, 104.6 or 104.8 to make an interim control order are taken to be interlocutory proceedings for all purposes (including for the purpose of section 75 of the Evidence Act 1995 ).

             (2)  The following proceedings are taken not to be interlocutory proceedings for any purpose (including for the purpose of section 75 of the Evidence Act 1995 ):

                     (a)  proceedings in relation to the confirmation under section 104.14 of an interim control order;

                     (b)  proceedings in relation to an application under section 104.18, 104.19 or 104.23 to revoke or vary a confirmed control order.

(26)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 38 (after line 29), after paragraph 104.29(2)(a), insert:

                    (aa)  the number of interim control orders in respect of which an election was made under section 104.12A not to confirm the order;

(27)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 43 (after line 21), after section 105.5, insert:

105.5A   Special assistance for person with inadequate knowledge of English language or disability

                   If the police officer who is detaining a person under a preventative detention order has reasonable grounds to believe that the person is unable, because of inadequate knowledge of the English language or a disability, to communicate with reasonable fluency in that language:

                     (a)  the police officer has an obligation under subsection 105.31(3) to arrange for the assistance of an interpreter in informing the person about:

                              (i)  the effect of the order or any extension, or further extension, of the order; and

                             (ii)  the person’s rights in relation to the order; and

                     (b)  the police officer has an obligation under subsection 105.37(3A) to give the person reasonable assistance to:

                              (i)  choose a lawyer to act for the person in relation to the order; and

                             (ii)  contact the lawyer.

(28)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 46 (line 13), at the end of subsection 105.7(2) (before the note), add:

             ; and (g)  set out a summary of the grounds on which the AFP member considers that the order should be made.

(29)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 46 (after line 15), after subsection 105.7(2), insert:

          (2A)  To avoid doubt, paragraph (2)(g) does not require any information to be included in the summary if disclosure of that information is likely to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ).

(30)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 48 (line 2), at the end of subsection 105.8(6) (before the note), add:

             ; and (e)  a summary of the grounds on which the order is made.

(31)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 48 (after line 3), after subsection 105.8(6), insert:

          (6A)  To avoid doubt, paragraph (6)(e) does not require any information to be included in the summary if disclosure of that information is likely to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ).

(32)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 48 (after line 10), at the end of section 105.8, add:

             (8)  The senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the initial preventative detention order must:

                     (a)  notify the Commonwealth Ombudsman in writing of the making of the order; and

                     (b)  give the Commonwealth Ombudsman a copy of the order; and

                     (c)  if the person in relation to whom the order is made is taken into custody under the order—notify the Commonwealth Ombudsman in writing that the person has been taken into custody under the order.

(33)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 49 (after line 30), after section 105.10, insert:

105.10A   Notice of application for continued preventative detention order

                   An AFP member who proposes to apply for a continued preventative detention order in relation to a person under section 105.11 must, before applying for the order:

                     (a)  notify the person of the proposed application; and

                     (b)  inform the person that, when the proposed application is made, any material that the person gives the AFP member in relation to the proposed application will be put before the issuing authority for continued preventative detention orders to whom the application is made.

Note:          The AFP member who applies for the order must put the material before the issuing authority—see subsection 105.11(5).

(34)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 50 (line 33), at the end of subsection 105.11(2) (before the note), add:

             ; and (g)  set out a summary of the grounds on which the AFP member considers that the order should be made.

(35)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 50 (after line 39), after subsection 105.11(3), insert:

          (3A)  To avoid doubt, paragraph (2)(g) does not require any information to be included in the summary if disclosure of that information is likely to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ).

(36)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 51 (after line 2), at the end of section 105.11, add:

             (5)  The AFP member applying for the continued preventative detention order in relation to the person must put before the issuing authority to whom the application is made any material in relation to the application that the person has given the AFP member.

(37)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 52 (line 3), at the end of subsection 105.12(6), add:

            ; and (d)  a summary of the grounds on which the order is made.

(38)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 52 (after line 3), after subsection 105.12(6), insert:

          (6A)  To avoid doubt, paragraph (6)(d) does not require any information to be included in the summary if disclosure of that information is likely to prejudice national security (within the meaning of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 ).



(39)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 52 (after line 10), at the end of section 105.12, add:

             (8)  The senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the continued preventative detention order must:

                     (a)  notify the Commonwealth Ombudsman in writing of the making of the order; and

                     (b)  give the Commonwealth Ombudsman a copy of the order.

(40)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 53 (after line 29), after section 105.14, insert:

105.14A   Basis for applying for, and making, prohibited contact order

             (1)  An AFP member may apply for a prohibited contact order in relation to a person only if the AFP member meets the requirements of subsection (4).

             (2)  An issuing authority for initial preventative detention orders, or continued preventative detention orders, may make a prohibited contact order in relation to a person’s detention under a preventative detention order only if the issuing authority meets the requirements of subsection (4).

             (3)  The person in relation to whose detention the prohibited contact order is applied for, or made, is the subject for the purposes of this section.

             (4)  A person meets the requirements of this subsection if the person is satisfied that making the prohibited contact order is reasonably necessary:

                     (a)  to avoid a risk to action being taken to prevent a terrorist act occurring; or

                     (b)  to prevent serious harm to a person; or

                     (c)  to preserve evidence of, or relating to, a terrorist act; or

                     (d)  to prevent interference with the gathering of information about:

                              (i)  a terrorist act; or

                             (ii)  the preparation for, or the planning of, a terrorist act; or

                     (e)  to avoid a risk to:

                              (i)  the arrest of a person who is suspected of having committed an offence against this Part; or

                             (ii)  the taking into custody of a person in relation to whom a preventative detention order is in force, or in relation to whom a preventative detention order is likely to be made; or

                            (iii)  the service on a person of a control order.

             (5)  An issuing authority may refuse to make a prohibited contact order unless the AFP member applying for the order gives the issuing authority any further information that the issuing authority requests concerning the grounds on which the order is sought.

(41)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 54 (lines 8 to 18), omit subsection 105.15(4), substitute:

             (4)  If the issuing authority makes the preventative detention order, the issuing authority may make a prohibited contact order under this section that the subject is not, while being detained under the preventative detention order, to contact the person specified in the prohibited contact order.

Note:          Section 105.14A sets out the basis on which the order may be made.



(42)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 54 (after line 19), at the end of section 105.15, add:

             (6)  The senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the preventative detention order must:

                     (a)  notify the Commonwealth Ombudsman in writing of the making of the prohibited contact order; and

                     (b)  give the Commonwealth Ombudsman a copy of the prohibited contact order.

(43)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 55 (lines 1 to 8), omit subsection 105.16(4), substitute:

             (4)  The issuing authority may make a prohibited contact order under this section that the subject is not, while being detained under the preventative detention order, to contact the person specified in the prohibited contact order.

Note:          Section 105.14A sets out the basis on which the order may be made.

(44)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 55 (after line 9), at the end of section 105.16, add:

             (6)  The senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the preventative detention order must:

                     (a)  notify the Commonwealth Ombudsman in writing of the making of the prohibited contact order; and

                     (b)  give the Commonwealth Ombudsman a copy of the prohibited contact order.

(45)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 57 (after line 5), at the end of section 105.17, add:

Detainee’s right to make representations about revocation of preventative detention order

             (7)  A person being detained under a preventative detention order may make representations to the senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the order with a view to having the order revoked.

(46)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 65 (after line 23), after paragraph 105.28(2)(d), insert:

                   (da)  the person’s entitlement under subsection 105.17(7) to make representations to the senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the order with a view to having the order revoked; and

(47)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 66 (after line 12), after subsection 105.28(2), insert:

          (2A)  Without limiting paragraph (2)(c), the police officer detaining the person under the order must inform the person under that paragraph about the persons that he or she may contact under section 105.35 or 105.39.

(48)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 66 (after line 36), after paragraph 105.29(2)(c), insert:

                    (ca)  the person’s entitlement under subsection 105.17(7) to make representations to the senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the order with a view to having the order revoked; and

(49)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 67 (after line 24), after subsection 105.29(2), insert:

          (2A)  Without limiting paragraph (2)(c), the police officer detaining the person under the order must inform the person under that paragraph about the persons that he or she may contact under section 105.35 or 105.39.

(50)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 68 (line 22), omit “physical”.

(51)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 68 (lines 30 and 31), omit “ and summary of grounds ”.

(52)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 68 (line 32) to page 69 (line 1), omit subsection 105.32(1), substitute:

             (1)  As soon as practicable after a person is first taken into custody under an initial preventative detention order, the police officer who is detaining the person under the order must give the person a copy of the order.

(53)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 69 (lines 2 to 6), omit subsection 105.32(2).

(54)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 69 (line 26), omit paragraph 105.32(6)(b).

(55)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 70 (line 2), omit “the summary”.

(56)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 70 (lines 4 and 5), omit “the summary”.

(57)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 70 (lines 7 and 8), omit “the summary”.

(58)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 70 (after line 32), after section 105.33, insert:

105.33A   Detention of persons under 18

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), the police officer detaining a person who is under 18 years of age under a preventative detention order must ensure that the person is not detained together with persons who are 18 years of age or older.

Note:          A contravention of this subsection may be an offence under section 105.45.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if a senior AFP member approves the person being detained together with persons who are 18 years of age or older.

             (3)  The senior AFP member may give an approval under subsection (2) only if there are exceptional circumstances justifying the giving of the approval.

             (4)  An approval under subsection (2) must:

                     (a)  be given in writing; and

                     (b)  set out the exceptional circumstances that justify the giving of the approval.

(59)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 73 (after line 34), after subsection 105.37(3), insert:

          (3A)  If the police officer who is detaining a person under a preventative detention order has reasonable grounds to believe that:

                     (a)  the person is unable, because of inadequate knowledge of the English language, or a disability, to communicate with reasonable fluency in that language; and

                     (b)  the person may have difficulties in choosing or contacting a lawyer because of that inability;

the police officer must give the person reasonable assistance (including, if appropriate, by arranging for the assistance of an interpreter) to choose and contact a lawyer under subsection (1).

(60)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 73 (line 36), after “(3)”, insert “or (3A)”.



(61)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 79 (lines 1 to 3), omit paragraph 105.41(3)(c), substitute:

                     (c)  the other person is not a person the detainee is entitled to have contact with under section 105.39; and

(62)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 79 (after line 28), after subsection 105.41(4), insert:

          (4A)  A person (the parent/guardian ) commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the parent/guardian is a parent or guardian of a person who is being detained under a preventative detention order (the detainee ); and

                     (b)  the detainee has contact with the parent/guardian under section 105.39; and

                     (c)  while the detainee is being detained under the order, the parent/guardian discloses information of the kind referred to in paragraph (3)(b) to another parent or guardian of the detainee (the other parent/guardian ); and

                     (d)  when the disclosure is made, the detainee has not had contact with the other parent/guardian under section 105.39 while being detained under the order; and

                     (e)  the parent/guardian does not, before making the disclosure, inform the senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the order that the parent/guardian is proposing to disclose information of that kind to the other parent/guardian.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 5 years.

          (4B)  If:

                     (a)  a person (the parent/guardian ) is a parent or guardian of a person being detained under a preventative detention order (the detainee ); and

                     (b)  the parent/guardian informs the senior AFP member nominated under subsection 105.19(5) in relation to the order that the parent/guardian proposes to disclose information of the kind referred to in paragraph (3)(b) to another parent or guardian of the detainee (the other parent/guardian );

that senior AFP member may inform the parent/guardian that the detainee is not entitled to contact the other parent/guardian under section 105.39.

Note:          The parent/guardian may commit an offence against subsection (2) if the other parent/guardian is a person the detainee is not entitled to have contact with under section 105.39 and the parent/guardian does disclose information of that kind to the other parent/guardian. This is because of the operation of paragraph (3)(c).

(63)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 82 (after line 9), at the end of section 105.42, add:

             (4)  If a police officer questions a person while the person is being detained under a preventative detention order, the police officer who is detaining the person must ensure that:

                     (a)  a video recording is made of the questioning if it is practicable to do so; or

                     (b)  an audio recording is made of the questioning if it is not practicable for a video recording to be made of the questioning.

Note:          A contravention of this subsection may be an offence under section 105.45.

             (5)  Subsection (4) does not apply if:

                     (a)  the questioning occurs to:

                              (i)  ensure the safety and well being of the person being detained; or

                             (ii)  determine whether the person is the person specified in the order; and

                     (b)  complying with subsection (4) is not practicable because of the seriousness and urgency of the circumstances in which the questioning occurs.

Note:          A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (5) (see subsection 13.3(3)).

             (6)  A recording made under subsection (4) must be kept for the period of 12 months after the recording is made.

(64)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 85 (after line 8), after subparagraph 105.45(b)(iv), insert:

                          (iva)  subsection 105.33A(1); or

(65)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 85 (line 9), omit “or (3)”, substitute “, (3) or (4)”.

(66)   Schedule 4, item 24, page 86 (line 14), at the end of subsection 105.47(2), add:

                    ; (f)  the number of preventative detention orders, and the number of prohibited contact orders, that a court has found not to have been validly made or that the Administrative Appeals Tribunal has declared to be void.

(67)   Schedule 6, item 1, page 105 (lines 4 to 12), omit subsection 3ZQO(2), substitute:

             (2)  If the Magistrate is satisfied on the balance of probabilities, by information on oath or by affirmation, that:

                     (a)  the person has documents (including in electronic form) that are relevant to, and will assist, the investigation of a serious offence; and

                     (b)  giving the person a notice under this section is reasonably necessary, and reasonably appropriate and adapted, for the purpose of investigating the offence;

the Magistrate may give the person a written notice requiring the person to produce documents that:

                     (c)  relate to one or more of the matters set out in section 3ZQP, as specified in the notice; and

                     (d)  are in the possession or under the control of the person.

(68)   Schedule 7, item 4, page 109 (line 14), after “an intention”, insert “to use force or violence”.

(69)   Schedule 7, item 12, page 111 (line 11), omit subsection 80.2(2), substitute:

             (2)  Recklessness applies to the element of the offence under subsection (1) that it is:

                     (a)  the Constitution; or

                     (b)  the Government of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory; or

                     (c)  the lawful authority of the Government of the Commonwealth;

that the first-mentioned person urges the other person to overthrow.

(70)   Schedule 7, item 12, page 112 (lines 6 and 7), omit “, by any means whatever,”.

(71)   Schedule 7, item 12, page 112 (lines 18 and 19), omit “, by any means whatever,”.

(72)   Schedule 7, item 12, page 113 (line 29), at the end of subsection 80.3(1) (before the note), add:

               ; or (f)  publishes in good faith a report or commentary about a matter of public interest.

(73)   Schedule 10, item 4, page 133 (lines 25 to 31), omit the item, substitute:

4  After subsection 25(4B)

Insert:

Time period for retaining records and other things

          (4C)  A record or other thing retained as mentioned in paragraph (4)(d) or (4A)(c) may be retained:

                     (a)  if returning the record or thing would be prejudicial to security—only until returning the record or thing would no longer be prejudicial to security; and

                     (b)  otherwise—for only such time as is reasonable.

(74)   Schedule 10, item 24, page 136 (lines 1 to 6), omit the item, substitute:

24  At the end of section 34N

Add:

             (3)  A record or other thing, or an item, retained as mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) or (c) may be retained:

                     (a)  if returning the record, thing or item would be prejudicial to security—only until returning the record, thing or item would no longer be prejudicial to security; and

                     (b)  otherwise—for only such time as is reasonable.

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

6 December 2005