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Second Reading Speeches

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Implements the government's response to the report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security into ASIO's questioning and detention powers by amending the

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
in relation to compulsory questioning powers and tracking devices. Also amends four Acts to make consequential amendments; and makes amendments contingent on the commencement of the
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020
.