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Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Bill 2021

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

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Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995 to extend the operation of the declared areas provisions for a further 3 years and the control order regime and the preventative detention orders (PDO) regime for a further 15 months; Intelligence Services Act 2001 to provide that the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security may review the operation, effectiveness and proportionality of the declared areas provisions prior to their sunset date; Crimes Act 1914 to extend the operation of the stop, search and seizure powers for a further 15 months; and Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 to extend the reporting date for the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor’s review of continuing detention orders for high risk terrorist offenders to as soon as practicable after 7 December 2021.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04 Aug 2021
Second reading moved 04 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 12 Aug 2021
Second reading agreed to 12 Aug 2021
Committee of the Whole debate 12 Aug 2021
Third reading agreed to 12 Aug 2021
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Aug 2021
Second reading moved 23 Aug 2021
Second reading debate 23 Aug 2021
Second reading agreed to 23 Aug 2021
Third reading agreed to 23 Aug 2021
Finally passed both Houses 23 Aug 2021
Assent
  • Act no: 88
  • Year: 2021
02 Sep 2021

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Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

Senate

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Text of bill

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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

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