Review of AFP Powers

Under section 29(1)(bb)(i)(ii) and (ii) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001, it is a function of the PJCIS to review, by 7 January 2021, the operation, effectiveness and implications of:

  • Division 3A of Part IAA of the Crimes Act 1914 (which provides for police powers in relation to terrorism) and any other provision of the Crimes Act 1914 as it relates to that Division; and,
  • Divisions 104 and 105 of the Criminal Code (which provide for control orders and preventative detention orders in relation to terrorism) and any other provision of the Criminal Code Act 1995 as it relates to those Divisions.

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced these reviews as one inquiry.

Making a submission

Prospective submitters are advised that any submission to the Committee’s inquiry must be prepared solely for the inquiry and should not be published prior to being accepted by the Committee. Documents do not attract parliamentary privilege until they are accepted by the Committee.

Submissions are requested by 28 August 2020. Further information about making a submission to a parliamentary committee inquiry is available here.

 

 

 

 



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

Under section 29(1)(bb)(i)(ii) and (iii) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001, it is a function of the PJCIS to review, by 7 January 2021, the operation, effectiveness and implications of:
• Division 3A of Part IAA of the Crimes Act 1914 (which provides for police powers in relation to terrorism) and any other provision of the Crimes Act 1914 as it relates to that Division; and,
• Divisions 104 and 105 of the Criminal Code (which provide for control orders and preventative detention orders in relation to terrorism) and any other provision of the Criminal Code Act 1995 as it relates to those Divisions.

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced these reviews as one inquiry.

Track Inquiry

Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

Accessibility

If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

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