National Security Information Legislation Amendment Bill 2005

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the:
National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Act 2004
  to: extend the operation of the Act to include certain civil proceedings, including amending the short and long title of the Act;
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
  to limit a court’s jurisdiction to determine a defendant’s application for review of a certificate decision by the Attorney-General; and to exclude a person requesting a written statement of reasons for a certificate or notice decision of the Attorney-General; and
Judiciary Act 1903
  to give the relevant court jurisdiction in respect of applications for writs of mandamus or prohibition, or injunctions; and judicial review of a certificate or notice decision. 

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House of Representatives
10 Mar 2005Introduced and read a first time
10 Mar 2005Second reading moved
15 Mar 2005Second reading agreed to
15 Mar 2005Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
15 Mar 2005Third reading agreed to
16 Mar 2005Introduced and read a first time
16 Mar 2005Second reading moved
16 Jun 2005Second reading agreed to
16 Jun 2005Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
16 Jun 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
20 Jun 2005Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment

06 Jul 2005Assent

Act no.: 89

Year: 2005

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  • 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.
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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.

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