Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
  to: enable owners and operators of computer networks to undertake activities to operate, maintain and protect their networks; enable Commonwealth agencies, security authorities and eligible State authorities to ensure their network is appropriately used by employees, office holders or contractors of the agency or authority; limit secondary use and disclosure of information obtained through network protection activities; and require the destruction of records obtained by undertaking network protection activities when the information is no longer required for those purposes. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
16 Sep 2009Introduced and read a first time
16 Sep 2009Second reading moved
26 Oct 2009Second reading debate
26 Oct 2009Second reading agreed to
26 Oct 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
27 Oct 2009Introduced and read a first time
27 Oct 2009Second reading moved
02 Feb 2010Second reading debate
02 Feb 2010Second reading agreed to
02 Feb 2010Committee of the Whole debate
02 Feb 2010Third reading agreed to


02 Feb 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
12 Feb 2010Assent

Act no.: 2

Year: 2010

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate
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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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