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Inquiry into potential reforms of National Security Legislation

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On Monday, 24 June 2013, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security tabled its report entitled Report of the Inquiry into Potential Reforms of Australia's National Security Legislation.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 5 chapters and 8 appendices.

Report of the Inquiry into Potential Reforms of Australia's National Security Legislation

Preliminary pages (PDF 233KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations, List of Recommendations and Glossary

Chapter 1 (PDF 86KB)

Chapter 2 (PDF 430KB)
Telecommunications Interception

Chapter 3 (PDF 216KB)
Telecommunications Security

Chapter 4 (PDF 428KB)
Australian Intelligence Community Legislation Reform

Chapter 5 (PDF 393KB)
Data Retention

Appendix A (PDF 52KB)
List of Submissions

Appendix B (PDF 57KB)
List of Exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 64KB)
Witnesses who appeared at public hearings

Appendix D (PDF 52KB)
Witnesses who appeared at private hearings

Appendix E (PDF 672KB)
Discussion Paper

Appendix F (PDF 3,590KB)
Letter from the Attorney-General, the Hon. Nicola Roxon MP to the Hon. Anthony Byrne MP

Appendix G (PDF 950KB)
Letter from Mr Roger Wilkins AO, Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department to the Hon. Anthony Byrne MP

Appendix H (PDF 183KB)
Telecommunications data provided to law enforcementand national security agencies by Telstra


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