On 9 August 2017 the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security commenced a review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of provisions under Division 3A of Part IAA of the Crimes Act 1914, and Division 104 and 105 of the Criminal Code.
The Committee reviewed the following three provisions:
- the stop, search and seizure powers provided for under Division 3A of Part IAA of the Crimes Act 1914,
- the control order regime provided for under Division 104 of the Criminal Code, and
- the preventative detention order regime provided for under Division 105 of the Criminal Code.
Under paragraph 29(1)(bb) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001, the Committee was required to complete its review by 7 March 2018.
The Committee tabled its report on 1 March 2018.