Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the: Criminal Code Act 1995 to: expand the grounds upon which a control order can be requested and issued; reduce the information required to be provided to the Attorney-General when seeking consent to request an interim control order; extend the time before the material provided to an issuing court must be provided to the Attorney-General where a request for an urgent interim control order has been made to an issuing court; require the Attorney-General to advise the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security before amending a regulation that lists a terrorist organisation and to allow the committee to review any proposed change during the disallowance period; and Intelligence Services Act 2001 to: provide that it is a function of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) to provide assistance to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in support of military operations and to cooperate with the ADF on intelligence matters; and remedy limitations in the arrangements for emergency ministerial authorisations which apply to ASIS, the Australian Signals Directorate and the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29 Oct 2014
Second reading moved 29 Oct 2014
Second reading debate 25 Nov 2014
Second reading agreed to 25 Nov 2014
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 26 Government agreed to
25 Nov 2014
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
26 Nov 2014
Third reading agreed to 26 Nov 2014
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27 Nov 2014
Second reading moved 01 Dec 2014
Second reading debate 01 Dec 2014
Second reading debate 02 Dec 2014
Second reading agreed to 02 Dec 2014
Third reading agreed to 02 Dec 2014
Finally passed both Houses 02 Dec 2014
Assent
  • Act no.: 134
  • Year: 2014
12 Dec 2014

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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