Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Criminal Code Act 1995
and
Migration Act 1958
to create and harmonise offences and penalties in relation to people smuggling;
Migration Act 1958
,
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
,
Surveillance Devices Act 2004
and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to make consequential amendments;
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
to enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation to carry out its intelligence functions in relation to border security issues; and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to: enable foreign intelligence to be collected in certain circumstances; and clarify that only the Minister for Defence and the Minister for Foreign Affairs can advise the Attorney-General on the need to issue a warrant for the collection of foreign intelligence.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Feb 2010
Second reading moved 24 Feb 2010
Second reading debate 15 Mar 2010
Second reading debate 16 Mar 2010
Second reading debate 17 Mar 2010
Second reading agreed to 17 Mar 2010
Third reading agreed to 17 Mar 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Mar 2010
Second reading moved 18 Mar 2010
Second reading debate 12 May 2010
Second reading debate 13 May 2010
Second reading agreed to 13 May 2010
Third reading agreed to 13 May 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13 May 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 50
  • Year: 2010
31 May 2010

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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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.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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