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Second Reading Speeches

Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Parliament no

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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
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.