Intelligence Services Amendment Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Intelligence Services Act 2001
  to: allow the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) to provide for the protection of its staff members and agents, including the provision of self-defence training and weapons for use outside Australia under strict conditions, such as reporting to the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security on the discharge of any such weapons; and allow ASIS to accept protection from other agencies, including armed protection in certain circumstances. Also contains an application provision. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
15 Oct 2003Introduced and read a first time
15 Oct 2003Second reading moved
24 Nov 2003Referred to Federation Chamber
26 Nov 2003Reported from Federation Chamber
30 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
30 Mar 2004Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 4 government amendments agreed to
30 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to
Senate
31 Mar 2004Introduced and read a first time
31 Mar 2004Second reading moved
01 Apr 2004Second reading agreed to
01 Apr 2004Third reading agreed to


27 Apr 2004Assent

Act no.: 57

Year: 2004

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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