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Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Amendment Bill 2019

Bill No. 133
Long Title The purpose of this bill is to amend the Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2006. Specifically it: amends the basis upon which a preventative detention order can be applied for, and made, from being that a 'terrorist act is imminent and expected to occur within 14 days' to a 'terrorist act is capable of being carried out and could occur within the next 14 days'; provides preventative detention orders for detainees whose names are not able to be specified, but where there is sufficient identifying information enabling the person to be identified; extends the scope of authorised contacts for detainees; providing the ability to have contact with an approved religious or spiritual adviser; and clarifies the requirements regarding the provision of reasonable assistance to detainees who are under the age of 18 or incapable of managing their own affairs in exercising their entitlement to contact authorised persons, as set down in Part 6 of the Act.
Status Legislative Council Second Reading
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent
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Progress
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/26/2019  
First Reading 06/26/2019  
Second Reading 06/26/2019  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/06/2019  
Consideration in Detail 08/06/2019  
Third Reading 08/06/2019  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/07/2019  
First Reading 08/07/2019  
Second Reading 08/07/2019  
Second Reading Speech