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  • Torres Strait Fisheries Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    to allow for the Chair of the Torres Strait Regional Authority to be appointed as a full member of the Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority. 

    Bill

  • Trans-Tasman Proceedings Amendment and Other Measures Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the:
    Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010
    in relation to staying an Australian proceeding on forum grounds; and
    Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010
    and
    Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2010
    to: reflect amendments made by the New Zealand Parliament to the companion legislation to enable the cooperative scheme to operate; and retrospectively validates fees charged (from 1 March 2009 to 25 November 2010) for de facto financial proceedings under the
    Family Law Act 1975

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to provide technical assistance to law enforcement agencies in relation to telecommunications interception warrants; require carriers and certain carriage service providers to inform the Communications Access Co-ordinator of proposed changes to telecommunications services, networks, systems or devices that could adversely affect the ability to conduct interception; enable authorised police officers to disclose telecommunications data when trying to locate missing persons; enable enforcement agencies to apply for a stored communications warrant to access stored communications of a victim of a serious contravention, without the person’s consent; permit notification of an interception warrant to be made to a representative of a carrier; and make minor and technical amendments; and
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    ,
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to enable ASIO, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, the Defence Signals Directorate and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation to work cooperatively. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to provide technical assistance to law enforcement agencies in relation to telecommunications interception warrants; require carriers and certain carriage service providers to inform the Communications Access Co-ordinator of proposed changes to telecommunications services, networks, systems or devices that could adversely affect the ability to conduct interception; enable authorised police officers to disclose telecommunications data when trying to locate missing persons; enable enforcement agencies to apply for a stored communications warrant to access stored communications of a victim of a serious contravention, without the person’s consent; permit notification of an interception warrant to be made to a representative of a carrier; and make minor and technical amendments; and
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    ,
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to enable ASIO, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, the Defence Signals Directorate and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation to work cooperatively. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Bill 2009, the bill: amends the
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    in relation to the conduct of trans-Tasman market proceedings; makes consequential amendments to seven Acts; and repeals the
    Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trans-Tasman Proceedings Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2009, the bill: gives effect to the
    Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand on Trans-Tasman Court Proceedings and Regulatory Enforcement
    ; incorporates the existing provisions of the
    Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994
    (the taking of evidence and service and enforcement of subpoenas); and incorporates Part IIIA of the
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    (the conduct of market proceedings). 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: enable owners and operators of computer networks to undertake activities to operate, maintain and protect their networks; enable Commonwealth agencies, security authorities and eligible State authorities to ensure their network is appropriately used by employees, office holders or contractors of the agency or authority; limit secondary use and disclosure of information obtained through network protection activities; and require the destruction of records obtained by undertaking network protection activities when the information is no longer required for those purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to introduce the Queensland Public Interest Monitor (PIM) into the telecommunications interception regime to enable Queensland to legislate for the PIM to be given specific oversight functions for the Queensland Police Service and the Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission. Also makes minor and technical amendments to the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    and
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Responds to the Full Federal Court decision in
    Hong Kong Bank of Australia Ltd v Australian Securities Commission
    (1992) by amending the
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to ensure officeholders can validly authorise others to act on their behalf in performing legislative functions. Also makes minor technical amendments to the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to extend sunset provisions relating to network protection activities undertaken by network administrators in law enforcement and security agencies; clarify reporting requirements for warrants; clarify that multiple telecommunications devices can be intercepted on a one named person warrant; and make consequential and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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