National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42
Summary
Introduced with the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010, the bill amends: the
Crimes Act 1914
and
Criminal Code Act 1995
in relation to treason and sedition (urging violence) offences; the
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
and
Criminal Code Act 1995
to: clarify when an organisation advocates the doing of a terrorist act; extend to three years the period of a regulation that lists a terrorist organisation; and update the terrorist organisation listing; the
Criminal Code Act 1995
to update definitions; the
Crimes Act 1914
in relation to: investigation of Commonwealth offences; powers to search premises in relation to terrorism offences; re-entry of premises in emergency situations; and bail for terrorism and national security offences; the
Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
in relation to: the standard for listing a person, entity, assets or class of assets; and listing reviews; the
National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004
in relation to the protection and disclosure of national security information in criminal and civil proceedings; the
Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
to enable the Prime Minister to request the Inspector-General to inquire into an intelligence or security matter relating to any Commonwealth department or agency; and five Acts to make amendments consequent on the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Mar 2010
Second reading moved 18 Mar 2010
Referred to Main Committee 24 May 2010
Second reading debate 25 May 2010
Second reading agreed to 25 May 2010
Reported from Main Committee 26 May 2010
Third reading agreed to 26 May 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Jun 2010
Second reading moved 15 Jun 2010
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28 Sep 2010

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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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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