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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Progress

House of Representatives
21 Mar 2002Introduced and read a first time
21 Mar 2002Second reading moved
24 Sep 2002Second reading agreed to
24 Sep 2002Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Oct 2002Introduced and read a first time
15 Oct 2002Second reading moved
17 Oct 2002Second reading debate
21 Oct 2002Second reading amendment agreed to

Details: 1 Opposition (as amended by Australian Greens) agreed to
10 Dec 2002Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 2 Government and 8 Opposition agreed to and 2 sections negatived
11 Dec 2002Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 8 Government, 19 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to and 2 sections negatived
12 Dec 2002Committee 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 2002Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
12 Dec 2002Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to 15 amendments, disagreed to 43 amendments and made 14 Government replacement amendments
Senate
12 Dec 2002Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate insisted on its amendments
House of Representatives
12 Dec 2002Consideration 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
Senate
12 Dec 2002Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate further insisted on its 40 amendments
House of Representatives
12 Dec 2002Laid aside

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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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