Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Amendment Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Special Minister of State for the Public Service and Integrity
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
to: recognise expressly the role of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) in assisting the Government to provide the Parliament and the public with assurances that the use of special powers and capabilities by Australian intelligence and security agencies are subject to scrutiny; enable the IGIS to undertake own-motion preliminary inquiries; extend the IGIS capacity to undertake own-motion full inquiries; enable the IGIS to delegate powers of the agency subject to ministerial approval; enable the IGIS to release material to any Royal Commission at the discretion of the government; and make technical amendments; and
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
to make a consequential amendment.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 23 Mar 2011
Referred to Main Committee 20 Jun 2011
Second reading debate 21 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 21 Jun 2011
Reported from Main Committee 22 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Jun 2011
Second reading moved 23 Jun 2011
Second reading debate 25 Aug 2011
Second reading agreed to 25 Aug 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
25 Aug 2011
Third reading agreed to 25 Aug 2011
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
12 Sep 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 12 Sep 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 118
  • Year: 2011
14 Oct 2011

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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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