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Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Amendment Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 to: enable the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) to report on own-motion inquiries in standalone reports; provide that the INSLM's annual report may include information relating to the performance of the INSLM's functions in relation to a referral from the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; specify reporting arrangements for statutory reviews conducted by the INSLM; provide a framework for the engagement of staff (including contractors) to assist the INSLM in the performance of its functions or exercise of its powers; and provide current and former staff of the INSLM with certain legal protections during the course of assisting the INSLM with performing functions or exercising powers of the INSLM.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jun 2021
Second reading moved 24 Jun 2021
Second reading debate 02 Sep 2021
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2021
Second reading agreed to 23 Nov 2021
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
23 Nov 2021
Committee of the Whole debate 24 Nov 2021
Third reading agreed to 24 Nov 2021
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Nov 2021
Second reading moved 01 Dec 2021
Second reading debate 01 Dec 2021
Second reading agreed to 01 Dec 2021
Third reading agreed to 01 Dec 2021
Finally passed both Houses 01 Dec 2021
Assent
  • Act no: 130
  • Year: 2021
08 Dec 2021

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

Senate

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest

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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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

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.

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