29 January 2016
Part 1 of the Report
Part 1 of the Report considered the advisability of introducing a system of ‘Special Advocates’ into the regime, as recommended in the Advisory Report on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No 1) 2014 by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, tabled on 20 November 2014 in the context of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No 1) 2015. Part 1 of the Report was tabled in Parliament on 5 February 2016.
Part 2 of the Report
Part 2 of the Report considered the recommended safeguards to the control order regime generally. This report was tabled in Parliament on 5 May 2016.
A public hearing associated with the Review into the adequacy of control order safeguards was held in Canberra on 16 December 2015.