29 Sep 2010
LUDLAM, Sen Scott
Criminal Code Act 1995 to: insert a new definition of ‘terrorist act’; remove the offences of ‘reckless possession of a thing’, sedition, and associating with a terrorist organisation; amend the reference to ‘fostering the doing of’ a terrorist act in the definition of ‘terrorist organisation’; provide for terrorist organisations to be prescribed in regulations; and amend the ‘supporting’ offence; Crimes Act 1914 to: remove ‘investigative dead time’ from the calculation of dead time; and remove the presumption against bail for certain offences; and
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 in relation to the questioning and detention of terrorism suspects. Also repeals the
National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004.