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Act No. 124 of 2019 as made
An Act to amend the Intelligence Services Act 2001 and the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979, and for related purposes
Administered by: Home Affairs
Originating Bill: Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Assistance and Access Amendments Review) Bill 2019
Registered 19 Dec 2019
Date of Assent 12 Dec 2019
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Assistance and Access Amendments Review) Act 2019

 

No. 124, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Intelligence Services Act 2001 and the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                                  3

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                   3

 


Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

 

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Assistance and Access Amendments Review) Act 2019

No. 124, 2019

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Intelligence Services Act 2001 and the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979, and for related purposes

[Assented to 12 December 2019]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Assistance and Access Amendments Review) Act 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

13 December 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Intelligence Services Act 2001

1  After paragraph 29(1)(bc)

Insert:

                  (bca)  to review, by 30 September 2020, the operation of the amendments made by the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 and to give a written report of the review to the Minister administering the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979; and

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

2  Section 187N (heading)

Omit “and the amendments made by the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018”.

3  Subsection 187N(1)

Omit “and the amendments made by the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018”.

4  Transitional—review

A review of the operation of the amendments made by the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 that was started under section 187N of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979, as in force before the commencement of this item, must be continued after this item commences and concluded in accordance with paragraph 29(1)(bca) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001 as inserted by this Schedule.


[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 17 October 2019

Senate on 27 November 2019]

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