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Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment (Sunsetting of Special Powers Relating to Terrorism Offences) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 to extend the operation of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation’s questioning and detention powers for a further 12 months to 7 September 2020.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 30/07/19  
Second reading agreed to 30/07/19  
Consideration in detail debate 30/07/19  
Third reading agreed to 30/07/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 31/07/19  
Second reading moved 31/07/19  
Second reading debate 01/08/19  
Second reading agreed to 01/08/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/08/19  
Third reading agreed to 01/08/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 01/08/19  
Assent 12/08/19 Act no: 61 - Year: 2019
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
DREYFUS, Mark, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 8713]
KENEALLY, Sen Kristina

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (24/07/2019): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 5 of 2019
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (30/07/2019): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 3 of 2019
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)