Supplementary submission: Review of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020
On 11 June 2021, representatives of the Law Council of Australia appeared before the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (Committee) at its public hearing in relation to the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 (SOCI Bill or Bill).
This supplementary submission provides the Law Council’s response to four matters taken on notice at the hearing. It also provides some further submissions on aspects of the proposed governmental intervention powers in responding to serious cyber security incidents affecting critical infrastructure assets in new Part 3A of the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth) (SOCI Act).
You can read the full submission below.