Advisory Report on the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020

May 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-129-3

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Abbreviations

Membership of the Committee

Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

1. Background

  The Bill and its referral
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Report structure
  Summary of the Bill
  The Committee’s review of telecommunications legislation
  Committee comment

2. Designated International Agreements

  Mutual Legal Assistance
  Enabling provisions of the CLOUD Act
  Incoming international production orders
  Designated international agreements
  Committee comment
  Human rights obligations
  Committee comment

3. Outgoing International Production Orders

  Definitional terms
  Seeking an International Production Order
  Committee comment
  Committee comment

4. Approval, Compliance and Oversight

  The role of the Australian Designated Authority
  Compliance with IPO requests
  Oversight by the Commonwealth Ombudsman and the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
  Reporting and record-keeping requirements
  Review of the overall IPO regime
  Committee comment

A. List of submissions

B. Witnesses appearing at public hearings

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 4424
pjcis@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced a review into the effectiveness of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020. The bill review was referred to the Committee by the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs.

 

 



Past Public Hearings

14 May 2020: Canberra
13 May 2020: Canberra
12 May 2020: Canberra

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