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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.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 May 2020
Second reading moved 13 May 2020
Second reading debate 10 Dec 2020
Second reading agreed to 10 Dec 2020
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 14 Government agreed to
10 Dec 2020
Third reading agreed to 10 Dec 2020
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Dec 2020
Second reading moved 10 Dec 2020
Second reading debate 10 Dec 2020
Second reading agreed to 10 Dec 2020
Committee of the Whole debate 10 Dec 2020
Third reading agreed to 10 Dec 2020
Finally passed both Houses 10 Dec 2020
Assent
  • Act no: 134
  • Year: 2020
17 Dec 2020

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

Bills digest

Notes

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.