Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
to strengthen its counter-terrorism powers, in particular by: enabling the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to seek a warrant to detain and question persons over 14 years of age for the purposes of investigating terrorism offences; and provides for safeguards in relation to these new powers, and penalties for officials’ failure to comply with provisions; and
Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
in relation to the authorisation of communication of intelligence by persons other than ASIO officers. Also provides for review of the operation of the legislation 3 years after its commencement.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21 Mar 2002
Second reading moved 21 Mar 2002
Second reading agreed to 24 Sep 2002
Third reading agreed to 24 Sep 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Oct 2002
Second reading moved 15 Oct 2002
Second reading debate 17 Oct 2002
Second reading amendment agreed to
  • Details: 1 Opposition (as amended by Australian Greens) agreed to
21 Oct 2002
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government and 8 Opposition agreed to and 2 sections negatived
10 Dec 2002
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 8 Government, 19 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to and 2 sections negatived
11 Dec 2002
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 8 Government (3 as amended by Opposition) and 11 Opposition (2 as amended by Australian Democrats) agreed to
12 Dec 2002
Third reading agreed to 12 Dec 2002
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to 15 amendments, disagreed to 43 amendments and made 14 Government replacement amendments
12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate insisted on its amendments
12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to 3 Senate amendments, insisted on disagreeing to 40 amendments, insisted on 5 of its replacement amendments and did not insist on the remaining 9 replacement amendments
12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate further insisted on its 40 amendments
12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)
House of Representatives
Laid aside 12 Dec 2002
(After Midnight)

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

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