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The Public Hearing, 2 August 2018, the prosecution and sentencing of children for Commonwealth terrorism offences will be live streamed and teleconference facilities provided. Please check website closer to the date for details.

The PJCIS has released its Advisory report on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2018:

The PJCIS in its Advisory Report on the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017 has proposed a later INSLM review of that bill, once enacted, as follows, Recommendation 59 'The Committee recommends that, after a period of three years, the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor be required to conduct a review of Division 82 (sabotage), Part 5.2 (espionage, foreign interference, theft of trade secrets), and Part 5.6 (secrecy) of the Criminal Code.'

My United Kingdom Counterpart, Max Hill QC, has noted the introduction of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2018

The immediate past UK reviewer, Sir David Anderson QC has been awarded a knighthood and will become a cross-bench member of the House of Lords.

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