Title Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2021
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to critical infrastructure, and for other purposes
Date 10-12-2020 09:48 AM
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 46
Bill Number 182/20
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Home Affairs
Reps Bill Code O
Status Passed Both Houses
System Id legislation/bills/r6657_first-reps/0000


Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2021
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019‑2020</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House">HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">Presented and read a first time</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT">Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2020</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Home Affairs)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to critical infrastructure, and for other purposes</p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Security of critical infrastructure<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—General amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">AusCheck Act 2007<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                                                                    </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Application provisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">143</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 3—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020<span style="font-size: 9.0pt">                                                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">144</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">144</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 4—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the National Emergency Declaration Act 2020<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">145</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">National Emergency Declaration Act 2020<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">145</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">145</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 2—Australian Signals Directorate<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">146</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Criminal Code Act 1995<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">146</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to critical infrastructure, and for other purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="4be0f83890954ddf80ea6362d6dea230" title="1  Short title"><a name="4be0f83890954ddf80ea6362d6dea230"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc57974881"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2020</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="1ad6dce599324d40b92941f52fee3c0f" title="2  Commencement"><a name="1ad6dce599324d40b92941f52fee3c0f"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc57974882"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 and 2</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.</p> <p class="Tabletext">However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">3.  Schedule 1, Part 3</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The later of:</p> <p class="Tablea">(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and</p> <p class="Tablea">(b) the commencement of the <i>Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020</i>.</p> <p class="Tabletext">However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">4.  Schedule 1, Part 4</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The later of:</p> <p class="Tablea">(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and</p> <p class="Tablea">(b) the commencement of the <i>National Emergency Declaration Act 2020</i>.</p> <p class="Tabletext">However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">5.  Schedule 2</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> 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.</p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="37faeb6c98dd4dccb144c54e694f4bb9" title="3  Schedules"><a name="37faeb6c98dd4dccb144c54e694f4bb9"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc57974883"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    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.</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="df45e2c9-8a25-47dd-adb8-133645605d79"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="b29b10fe-caef-4bfa-a7df-610ab7782289"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>