List of Recommendations

Recommendation 1

2.67
The Committee recommends that the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 and Explanatory Memorandum be amended so that, in respect of any application for a continuing detention order, the onus is on the Australian Federal Police Minister to satisfy the Court that any exculpatory information that is excluded from an application is protected by public interest immunity.

Recommendation 2

2.75
The Committee recommends that, following implementation of the recommendations in this report, the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 be passed.

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About this inquiry

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has commenced a review of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019. This is a reintroduced Bill. The Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 lapsed upon this year’s election. At this time the Committee’s review of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 also lapsed.

Pursuant to Clause 8 of Schedule 1 of the Intelligence Services Act 2001 the Committee has accepted evidence to its review of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 all evidence including submissions and transcripts taken for the Committee’s review of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 can be found here.

 


Past Public Hearings

27 Aug 2019: Canberra