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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014

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2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 2, column 1), omit “Schedules 1 and 2”, substitute “Schedule 1”.

[stopping welfare payments]

(2)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item  3, column 1), omit “Schedules 3 to 5”, substitute “Schedules 3 and 4”.

[identifying persons in immigration clearance]

(3)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 4), omit the table item.

[advance passenger processing]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 21, page 7 (lines 17 to 19), omit subsection 22A(1), substitute:

             (1)  The Minister may, on request under subsection (2), suspend for up to 48 hours all Australian travel documents that have been issued to a person.

          (1A)  The Minister may, on request under subsection (2A), extend a suspension under subsection (1) for an additional period of 48 hours.

          (1B)  The Minister may extend a suspension under subsection (1) more than once, but must not do so if the extension would result in the total length of the suspension being longer than 7 days.

[suspension of Australian travel documents]

(5)     Schedule 1, item 21, page 7 (line 20), omit “ASIO”, substitute “An officer of ASIO”.

[suspension of Australian travel documents]

(6)     Schedule 1, item 21, page 7 (line 21), omit “if it suspects”, substitute “if the officer suspects”.

[suspension of Australian travel documents]

(7)     Schedule 1, item 21, page 7 (after line 28), after subsection 22A(2), insert:

          (2A)  While the Australian travel documents issued to a person are suspended under subsection (1), an officer of ASIO may request the Minister to extend the suspension if the officer suspects on reasonable grounds that:

                     (a)  the person may leave Australia to engage in conduct referred to in paragraph (2)(a); and

                     (b)  it is necessary to extend the suspension in order to prevent the person from engaging in the conduct.

[suspension of Australian travel documents]

(8)     Schedule 1, item 21, page 8 (lines 1 to 5), omit subsection 22A(3), substitute:

             (3)  If an Australian travel document of a person has been suspended under subsection (1), an officer of ASIO must not make another request under subsection (2) relating to the person unless the grounds for the officer’s suspicion mentioned in subsection (2) include information ASIO obtained after the end of the suspension.

Note:          Subsection (3) does not prevent a request for a suspension to be extended under subsection (2A) being made during the suspension.

[suspension of Australian travel documents]

(9)     Schedule 1, item 26, page 10 (lines 25 to 27), to be opposed .

[suspension of Australian travel documents]

(10)   Schedule 1, item 33, page 12 (lines 4 and 5), to be opposed .

[sunset]

(11)   Schedule 1, items 43 to 45, page 13 (line 25) to page 14 (line 6), to be opposed .

[sunset]

(12)   Schedule 1, item 61, page 63 (line 11), omit “reckless as to whether”, substitute “with the intention that”.

[advocating terrorism]

(13)   Schedule 1, item 61, page 64 (line 1), omit “promotes,”.

[advocating terrorism]

(14)   Schedule 1, items 86 and 87, page 70 (lines 16 to 21), to be opposed .

[sunset]

(15)   Schedule 1, items 107 and 108, page 75 (lines 18 to 23), to be opposed .

[sunset]

(16)   Schedule 1, item 110, page 82 (line 1) to page 85 (line 10), sections 119.2 and 119.3 to be opposed .

[declared areas]

(17)   Schedule 1, item 110, page 92 (line 32), omit “or 119.2”.

[declared areas]

(18)   Schedule 1, item 133, page 105 (lines 1 and 2), to be opposed .

[sunset]

(19)   Schedule 2, page 108 (line 1) to page 123 (line 30), to be opposed .

[stopping welfare payments]

(20)   Schedule 4, item 4, page 128 (line 25), before “The”, insert “(1)”.

[visa cancellation on security grounds]

(21)   Schedule 4, item 4, page 128 (line 25), omit “must”, substitute “may”.

[visa cancellation on security grounds]

(22)   Schedule 4, item 4, page 129 (lines 4 and 5), omit “a risk to security (within the meaning of section 4 of the ASIO Act)”, substitute “a serious risk to security”.

[visa cancellation on security grounds]

(23)   Schedule 4, item 4, page 129 (after line 8), at the end of section 134B, add:

             (2)  In this section:

serious risk to security has the meaning given by regulations made for the purposes of this section.

[visa cancellation on security grounds]

(24)   Schedule 4, item 4, page 131 (after line 21), at the end of section 134F, add:

             (3)  When exercising the discretion under subsection (2), the Minister must have regard to the relevant human rights Conventions to which Australia is a party, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

[visa cancellation on security grounds]

(25)   Schedule 5, page 133 (line 1) to page 143 (line 21), to be opposed .

[identifying persons in immigration clearance]

(26)   Schedule 6, page 144 (line 1) to page 150 (line 3), to be opposed .

[advance passenger processing]