Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

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  • Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to: enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to provide technical assistance to law enforcement agencies in relation to telecommunications interception warrants; require carriers and certain carriage service providers to inform the Communications Access Co-ordinator of proposed changes to telecommunications services, networks, systems or devices that could adversely affect the ability to conduct interception; enable authorised police officers to disclose telecommunications data when trying to locate missing persons; enable enforcement agencies to apply for a stored communications warrant to access stored communications of a victim of a serious contravention, without the person’s consent; permit notification of an interception warrant to be made to a representative of a carrier; and make minor and technical amendments; and
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
,
Intelligence Services Act 2001
and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to enable ASIO, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, the Defence Signals Directorate and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation to work cooperatively.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 Sep 2010
Second reading moved 30 Sep 2010
Referred to Main Committee 19 Oct 2010
Second reading debate 20 Oct 2010
Second reading agreed to 20 Oct 2010
Reported from Main Committee 20 Oct 2010
Third reading agreed to 20 Oct 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Oct 2010
Second reading moved 25 Oct 2010
Second reading debate 28 Feb 2011
Committee of the Whole debate 02 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 02 Mar 2011
Second reading agreed to 02 Mar 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
02 Mar 2011
Third reading agreed to 02 Mar 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 02 Mar 2011
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
02 Mar 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 4
  • Year: 2011
22 Mar 2011

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Proposed 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

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Schedules of amendments

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