Submissions received by the Committee

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1Commonwealth Ombudsman (PDF 1320 KB) 
2Australian Federal Police (PDF 665 KB) 
2.1 Supplementary to submission 2 (PDF 678 KB) 
3Legal Aid (PDF 448 KB)  Attachment 1 (PDF 181 KB)  Attachment 2 (PDF 167 KB)  Attachment 3 (PDF 1374 KB) 
4Department of Home Affairs, Attorney-General's Department, Australian Federal Police (PDF 438 KB) 
4.1 Supplementary to submission 4 (PDF 335 KB) 
4.2 Supplementary to submission 4 (PDF 273 KB) 
4.3 Supplementary to submission 4 (PDF 79 KB) 
4.4 Supplementary to submission 4 (PDF 57 KB) 
5Dr Nicola McGarrity, Dr Jesse Blackbourn, Professor Andrew Lynch, Dr Tamara Tulich, Professor George Williams (PDF 369 KB) 
6Muslim Legal Network (NSW) (PDF 192 KB) 
7Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 812 KB) 
8ANU LRSJ Research Hub  (PDF 207 KB) 
9Ms Isabelle Skaburskis, Dr Clarke Jones (PDF 359 KB) 
10Law Council of Australia (PDF 1131 KB) 
10.1 Supplementary to submission 10 (PDF 368 KB) 

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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 Committee is also conducting a review into the operation, effectiveness and implications of Division 105A of the Criminal Code (which provides for continuing detention orders) and any other provision of that Code as far as it relates to that Division.

The PJCIS has commenced these reviews as one inquiry.

Past Public Hearings

01 Dec 2020: Canberra
25 Sep 2020: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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