Home Affairs and Integrity Agencies Legislation Amendment Bill 2017
The submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security regarding its review of the Home Affairs and Integrity Agencies Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 (the Bill) has been prepared by the Law Council and acknowledges the assistance of its National Criminal Law Committee, National Human Rights Committee, National Integrity Working Group and the Queensland Law Society.
The Bill, if enacted, would amend the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth), Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 (Cth), Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986 (Cth) and Intelligence Services Act 2001 (Cth) to:
- give effect to the allocation of certain ministerial powers following the establishment of a new Home Affairs portfolio; and
- make changes relating to the Attorney-General’s oversight of intelligence, security and law enforcement agencies.
You can read the full submission below.