Terms of Reference

Recent trends in practices and methods of cybercrime

Terms of Reference

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The Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission under paragraph 55(1)(d) of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 is undertaking an inquiry on recent trends in practices and methods of cybercrime with particular reference to:

The PJC intends to examine recent trends and any potential limitations on the ACC’s ability to perform its duties effectively. The PJC will also examine the adequacy of the existing legislative framework for combating cybercrime and related offences.

Written submissions are invited and should be addressed to:

The Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission
Suite S1 107
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Closing date for the receipt of submissions is 9 May 2003.

The Committee prefers to receive submissions electronically as an attached document – email: acc.committee@aph.gov.au

Submissions become Committee documents and are made public only after a decision by the Committee. Persons making submissions must not release them without the approval of the Committee. Submissions are covered by parliamentary privilege but the authorised release of them is not.

Following consideration of submissions, the Committee will hold public hearings. The Committee will consider all submissions and may invite individuals and organisations to give evidence at the public hearings.

Information relating to Senate Committee inquiries, including notes to assist in the preparation of submissions for a Committee, can be located on the internet at http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/wit_sub/index.htm

For more information

The Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission
S1.107
Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600

Tel: 02 6277 3598
Fax: 02 6277 5866

E-mail: acc.committee@aph.gov.au

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