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
23 Mar 2011Introduced and read a first time
23 Mar 2011Second reading moved
20 Jun 2011Referred to Main Committee
21 Jun 2011Second reading debate
21 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
22 Jun 2011Reported from Main Committee
22 Jun 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
23 Jun 2011Introduced and read a first time
23 Jun 2011Second reading moved
25 Aug 2011Second reading debate
25 Aug 2011Second reading agreed to
25 Aug 2011Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
25 Aug 2011Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
12 Sep 2011Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment


12 Sep 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
14 Oct 2011Assent

Act no.: 118

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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