Advisory Report on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2020

September 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-244-3

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Membership of the Committee

Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Referral of the Bill
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Report structure
  Committee review of Australian Federal Police powers in relation to terrorism

2. Operational context and prior consideration of post-sentence orders

  The current security environment
  Previous inquiries by the Committee
  INSLM review of Divisions 104 and 105 of the Criminal Code Act 1995
  Committee comment

3. Extended Supervision Orders and Interim Supervision Orders

  Overview of the proposed scheme
  Existing counter-terrorism powers and interoperability
  Interoperability of state and territory schemes
  Assessing risk of offending
  Warrants powers to support post-sentence order applications
  Standard of proof and judicial process
  Imposition of conditions under the scheme
  Oversight and accountability
  Committee comment

4. Control Orders and Continuing Detention Orders and Proposed Government Amendments

  Amendments to continuing detention orders and control orders
  Proposal to amend the Bill
  Committee comment

A. List of Submissions

B. Witnesses appearing at public hearings

Additional Comments by Labor Members

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