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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Progress

Senate
17 Nov 2004Introduced and read a first time
17 Nov 2004Second reading moved
30 Nov 2004Second reading amendment agreed to

Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
30 Nov 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Government and 2 Opposition agreed to
01 Dec 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Opposition agreed to
01 Dec 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
02 Dec 2004Introduced and read a first time
07 Dec 2004Second reading moved
08 Dec 2004Second reading debate
08 Dec 2004Second reading agreed to
08 Dec 2004Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 8 government amendments agreed to
08 Dec 2004Third reading agreed to
Senate
08 Dec 2004Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate agreed to House amendments


14 Dec 2004Assent

Act no.: 150

Year: 2004

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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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