Submissions received by the Committee

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1Rule of Law Institute of Australia (PDF 799 KB) 
2Mr Bruce Arnold (PDF 141 KB) 
3Australian Broadcasting Corporation (PDF 150 KB) 
4Seven West Media (PDF 4757 KB) 
4.1 Supplementary to submission 4 (PDF 680 KB) 
5The Hon Diana Bryant AO, Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia (PDF 1598 KB) 
6Australian Federal Police (AFP) (PDF 153 KB) 
6.1 Supplementary to submission 6 (PDF 4279 KB) 
7Blueprint For Free Speech (PDF 204 KB) 

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About this inquiry

The inquiry will examine issues including: the required thresholds for making production orders and search warrants; procedures for seeking and executing search warrants; safeguards in relation to freedom of speech and the protection of confidential information; telecommunications interception powers available to the Australian Federal Police; and the deployment of the Serious and Organised Crime Division in relation to non-criminal matters.

Past Public Hearings

07 Apr 2014: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Report tabled

How to make a submission

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


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