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
24 Feb 2010Introduced and read a first time
24 Feb 2010Second reading moved
15 Mar 2010Second reading debate
16 Mar 2010Second reading debate
17 Mar 2010Second reading debate
17 Mar 2010Second reading agreed to
17 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
18 Mar 2010Introduced and read a first time
18 Mar 2010Second reading moved
12 May 2010Second reading debate
13 May 2010Second reading debate
13 May 2010Second reading agreed to
13 May 2010Third reading agreed to


13 May 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
31 May 2010Assent

Act no.: 50

Year: 2010

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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