25 Jun 2008
House of Representatives
Responds to the Full Federal Court decision in
Hong Kong Bank of Australia Ltd v Australian Securities Commission (1992) by amending the
Surveillance Devices Act 2004 and
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to ensure officeholders can validly authorise others to act on their behalf in performing legislative functions. Also makes minor technical amendments to the
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979.