Submissions received by the Committee

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1Dr Nicola McGarrity, Professor George Williams AO (PDF 193 KB) 
2Law Council of Australia (PDF 523 KB) 
2.1 Supplementary to submission 2 (PDF 691 KB) 
3Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 170 KB)  Attachment 1 (PDF 566 KB)  Attachment 2 (PDF 367 KB) 
4Australian Federal Police (PDF 642 KB) 
5International Commission of Jurists (Victoria) (PDF 278 KB) 
6AGD, AFP, DFAT, ASIO, Department of Home Affairs, CDPP (PDF 296 KB) 
7Attorney-General's Department (PDF 47 KB) 
8Department of Home Affairs (PDF 301 KB) 
8.1 Supplementary to submission 8 (PDF 369 KB) 
9Australian Federal Police (PDF 549 KB) 
10Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (PDF 549 KB) 

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About this inquiry

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced a statutory review into the ‘declared area’ provisions, listed in sections 119.2 and 119.3 of the Criminal Code Act 1995.

The provisions were introduced as part of the Foreign Fighters Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendments in 2014, and make it an offence for a person to enter, or remain in, declares areas if a foreign country, historically on the basis of regional terrorism activity. Under a sunset clause, the provisions are due to expire on 7 September 2021.

Past Public Hearings

22 Sep 2020: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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