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Second Reading Speeches

National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill 2020, the bill amends the:

Freedom of Information Act 1982
to exclude the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide, and the Attorney-General's Department to the extent they hold documents related to the performance and exercise of functions or powers of the Commissioner, from the application of the Act; and
Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
to allow the commissioner to be prescribed under the regulations to enable the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security to voluntarily disclose information to the commissioner.