INSLM 2017 Statutory Review
The submission to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor was prepared by the Law Council. The Law Council appeared before a hearing on 19 May 2017 as part of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor's statutory review.
As requested at the hearing, the Law Council has provided addtional observations.
The Law Council maintains the recommendations of its submission dated 12 May 2017 as the most appropriate way to respond to the challenges presented by the laws under review. However, in light of discussions at the public hearing, the following options were raised to improve certainty and enchance oversight of some of the laws. The adoption of some of these options may allay serveral of the concerns raised in the Law Council's initial submission.
You can read the full submission below.