The Attorney-General for England and Wales has announced the appointment as the next Director of the Crown Prosecution Service of my UK counterpart, Max Hill QC. I congratulate him on his appointment and thank him for his assistance to me as INSLM.
The Public Hearing, 2 August 2018, the prosecution and sentencing of children for Commonwealth terrorism offences will be live streamed and teleconference facilities provided.
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.'