Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2010

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  • Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2009
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
Introduced and read a first time 16 Sep 2009
Second reading moved 16 Sep 2009
Second reading debate 26 Oct 2009
Second reading agreed to 26 Oct 2009
Third reading agreed to 26 Oct 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Oct 2009
Second reading moved 27 Oct 2009
Second reading debate 02 Feb 2010
Second reading agreed to 02 Feb 2010
Committee of the Whole debate 02 Feb 2010
Third reading agreed to 02 Feb 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 02 Feb 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 2
  • Year: 2010
12 Feb 2010

Documents and transcripts

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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Bills digest

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Notes

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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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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