Abbreviations

AFPAustralian Federal Police
ASICAustralian Securities and Investments Commission
ASIOAustralian Security Intelligence Organisation
CRCConvention on the Rights of the Child
ICCPRInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICJInternational Commission of Jurists (Victoria)
IGISInspector General of Intelligence and Security
INSLMIndependent National Security Legislation Monitor
JCTTJoint Counter Terrorism Team
JIWJournalist Information Warrant
LECCLaw Enforcement Conduct Commission
OAICOffice of the Australian Information Commissioner
OIGISOffice of the Inspector General of Intelligence and
Security
PIDPublic Interest Disclosure
PJCIS
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and
Security
PMVPolitically Motivated Violence
Defined in section 4 of the ASIO Act as:
(a) acts or threats of violence or unlawful harm that are intended or likely to achieve a political objective, whether in Australia or elsewhere, including acts or threats carried on for the purpose of influencing the policy or acts of a government, whether in Australia or elsewhere; or
(b) acts that:
(i) involve violence or are intended or are likely to involve or lead to violence (whether by the persons who carry on those acts or by other persons); and
(ii) are directed to overthrowing or destroying, or assisting in the overthrow or destruction of, the government or the constitutional system of government of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory; or
(ba) acts that are terrorism offences; or
(c) acts that are offences punishable under Division 119 of the Criminal Code, the Crimes (Hostages) Act 1989 or Division 1 of Part 2, or Part 3, of the Crimes (Ships and Fixed Platforms) Act 1992 or under Division 1 or 4 of Part 2 of the Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991; or
(d) acts that:
(i) are offences punishable under the Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons) Act 1976; or
(ii) threaten or endanger any person or class of persons specified by the Minister for the purposes of this subparagraph by notice in writing given to the Director‑General.
QWQuestioning Warrant
TIA ActTelecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
TATelecommunications Act 1997

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