Terms of Reference

Pursuant to subsection 7(1) of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010, the committee will examine the impact of new and emerging information and communications technology (ICT) with particular reference to:

  1. challenges facing Australian law enforcement agencies arising from new and emerging ICT;
  2. the ICT capabilities of Australian law enforcement agencies;
  3. engagement by Australian law enforcement agencies in our region;
  4. the role and use of the dark web;
  5. the role and use of encryption, encryption services and encrypted devices; and
  6. other relevant matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3419
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809
le.committee@aph.gov.au

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