Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Previous Citations
  • Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Telecommunications Act 1997, Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979, Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 and Australian Security Intelligence Organisations Act 1979 to establish a regulatory framework to manage national security risks of espionage, sabotage and foreign interference to Australia’s telecommunications networks and facilities.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Nov 2016
Second reading moved 09 Nov 2016
Second reading debate 14 Aug 2017
Second reading agreed to 14 Aug 2017
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 9 Government agreed to
14 Aug 2017
Third reading agreed to 14 Aug 2017
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15 Aug 2017
Second reading moved 13 Sep 2017
Second reading debate 13 Sep 2017
Referred to Federation Chamber 13 Sep 2017
Second reading agreed to 13 Sep 2017
Reported from Federation Chamber 14 Sep 2017
Third reading agreed to 14 Sep 2017
Finally passed both Houses 15 Sep 2017
Assent
  • Act no: 111
  • Year: 2017
18 Sep 2017

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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 changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the 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.