Inquiry into the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Bill 2004

Inquiry into the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Bill 2004

On 31 March 2004, the Senate referred the provisions of the above Bill to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 May 2004.

The Anti-Terrorism Bill 2004 seeks to improve Australia's counter-terrorism legal framework by making amendments to:

Terms of Reference


General Notes to Assist in the Preparation of Submissions

Lodging Submissions

Submissions are called for by 19 April 2004. Submissions become Committee documents and are only made public after a decision by the Committee. Unauthorised release of submissions is not covered by parliamentary privilege. Further assistance can be obtained by phoning the secretariat on (02) 6277 3560.

The Committee encourages the lodgement of submissions in electronic form to Please ensure that a postal address and phone number is enclosed with all email submissions.

Submissions may also be faxed to (02) 6277 5794.


Public Hearings

Friday 30 April 2004 Sydney Program (Word 32KB)

Report - Tabled 11 May 2004

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