Provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005

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Provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005

28 November 2005

© Commonwealth of Australia 2005
ISBN 0 642 71597 1

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the Legislation Committee (PDF 102KB)
 
Recommendations (PDF 143KB)
 
Abbreviations (PDF 121KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 130KB)
Background
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgement
Scope of the report
Note on references
 
Chapter 2 - Background and overview (PDF 214KB)
Background to the Bill
Key features
Rationale for the Bill – A necessary and proportionate response?
Bill of Rights
Constitutional Issues
The Government's response
 
Chapter 3 - Preventative Detention (PDF 319KB)
Introduction
Outline of the preventative detention regime
Comparison with overseas laws
Key issues or concerns raised in respect of the Bill
The committee's view
 
Chapter 4 - Control Orders (PDF 219KB)
Introduction
Outline of the control order regime
Key issues
The Committee's view
 
Chapter 5 - Sedition and Advocacy (PDF 389KB)
Introduction
Sedition - outline of key provisions
Sedition – key issues
Sedition - the committee's view
Advocacy - outline of key provisions
Advocacy - key issues
Advocacy - the committee's view
 
Chapter 6 - Law enforcement and ASIO powers (PDF 343KB)
Introduction
Powers to stop, question and search persons in relation to terrorist acts – outline of key provisions
Powers to stop, question and search persons in relation to terrorist acts – key issues
Powers to stop, question and search persons in relation to terrorist acts – the committee's view
Power to obtain information and documents – outline of key provisions
Power to obtain information and documents – key issues
Power to obtain information and documents – the committee's view
ASIO powers - outline of key provisions
ASIO powers – key issues
ASIO powers – the committee's view
 
Chapter 7 - Anti-Money laundering and terrorism financing (PDF 224KB)
Introduction
New anti-money laundering provisions
Issues
The committee's view
Financing terrorism
Issues
The committee's view
 
Dissenting Report by Greens Senators Bob Brown and Kerry Nettle (PDF 165KB)
Key Points
Specific Concerns
 
Additional Comments by Senator Linda Kirk (PDF 134KB)
Constitutional Validity
Control Orders – Division 104
Preventative Detention Orders – Division 105
Review of Preventative Detention Orders – proposed sections 105.51 and 105.52
 
Additional Comments and points of dissent by Senator Natasha Stott Despoja on behalf of the Australian Democrats (PDF 201KB)
International Law
Legal Professional Privilege
The Treatment of Children Aged 16 to 18
Mental Health of Detainees
Authorisation of Orders
Access to Judicial Review
Impact on Privacy
Absence of a Bill of Rights
Sunset Clauses
Sedition
Conclusion
 
Appendix 1 - Submissions received and Tabled Documents (PDF 119KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the Committee (PDF 123KB)
Sydney, Monday 14 November 2005
Sydney, Thursday 17 November 2005
Sydney, Friday 17 November 2005
 
Appendix 3 - Detention safeguards: Some procedural comparisons (PDF 105KB)
 
Appendix 4 - Australian Federal Police Answers to Questions on Notice
(Available in PDF format only)
(PDF 331KB)
 
Appendix 5 - Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Answers to Questions on Notice
(Available in PDF format only)
(PDF 113KB)
 
Appendix 6 - Attorney-General's Department Answers to Questions on Notice
(Available in PDF format only)
(PDF 265KB)

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