National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004, the bill provides for the issue of an Attorney-General’s certificate to protect information from disclosure in federal criminal proceedings where the disclosure is likely to prejudice national security. Also contains an application provision and a regulation-making power.

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Nov 2004
Second reading moved 17 Nov 2004
Second reading amendment agreed to
  • Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
30 Nov 2004
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 3 Government and 2 Opposition agreed to
30 Nov 2004
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 3 Opposition agreed to
01 Dec 2004
Third reading agreed to 01 Dec 2004
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02 Dec 2004
Second reading moved 07 Dec 2004
Second reading debate 08 Dec 2004
Second reading agreed to 08 Dec 2004
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 8 government amendments agreed to
08 Dec 2004
Third reading agreed to 08 Dec 2004
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate agreed to House amendments
08 Dec 2004
Assent
  • Act no.: 150
  • Year: 2004
14 Dec 2004

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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