About this inquiry

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has 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.

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Past Public Hearings

01 Dec 2017:

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Accepting Submissions

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Review of police stop, search and seizure powers, the control order regime and the preventative detention order regime

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 will review 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.

The Committee is currently accepting submissions. Online submissions can be made on this page.

For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a Committee inquiry page.

Submissions were requested by Friday, 22 September 2017. However, submissions will continue to be accepted after this date. If you intend to make a late submission, please notify the Committee Secretariat via email to pjcis@aph.gov.au.

Under paragraph 29(1)(bb) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001, the Committee is required to complete its review by 7 March 2018.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2360
Fax: +61 2 6277 2067
pjcis@aph.gov.au

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