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Review of Division 3 Part III of the ASIO Act 1979 - Questioning and Detention Powers

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Report

On 30 November 2005, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD tabled its report on the inquiry into the Review of Division 3 of Part III of the ASIO Act 1979 entitled ASIO's Questioning and Detention Powers - Review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of Division 3 of Part III in the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 6 chapters and 6 appendices.

ASIO's Questioning and Detention Powers - Review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of Division 3 of Part III in the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

Preliminary pages (PDF 123KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 323KB)
Operation of the legislation

Chapter 2 (PDF 185KB)
Questioning and detention regime

Chapter 3 (PDF 205KB)
Legal representation and access to complaint mechanisms

Chapter 4 (PDF 124KB)
Implications for the Muslim Community

Chapter 5 (PDF 165KB)
Implications for democratic and liberal processes

Chapter 6 (PDF 160KB)
Continuation of the legislation

Appendix A (PDF 36KB)
List of Submissions

Appendix B (PDF 71KB)
List of Witnesses appearing at Private and Public Hearings

Appendix C (PDF 104KB)
History of the legislation

Appendix D (PDF 245KB)
Division 3 Part III of the ASIO Act 1979

Appendix E (PDF 61KB)
The Protocol

Appendix F (PDF 112KB)
Statement given to witnesses concerning the giving of evidence to the Review of Division 3 part III of the ASIO Act 1979

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