Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

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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Progress

House of Representatives
30 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
30 Sep 2010Second reading moved
19 Oct 2010Referred to Main Committee
20 Oct 2010Second reading debate
20 Oct 2010Second reading agreed to
20 Oct 2010Reported from Main Committee
20 Oct 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
25 Oct 2010Introduced and read a first time
25 Oct 2010Second reading moved
28 Feb 2011Second reading debate
02 Mar 2011Committee of the Whole debate
02 Mar 2011Second reading debate
02 Mar 2011Second reading agreed to
02 Mar 2011Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
02 Mar 2011Third reading agreed to


02 Mar 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
House of Representatives
02 Mar 2011Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment


22 Mar 2011Assent

Act no.: 4

Year: 2011

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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.

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