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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2021

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  • Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2020
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Criminal Code Act 1995
to provide for a State or Territory Supreme Court to make an extended supervision order (ESO) as an alternative to a continuing detention order, which may impose conditions on high risk terrorist offenders;
National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004
to provide for the availability of court-only evidence in ESO proceedings;
Crimes Act 1914
,
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
and
Surveillance Devices Act 2004
to extend the application of the existing control order monitoring warrant provisions to the monitoring of ESOs;
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
and
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
to make consequential amendments; and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Act 2020
.

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