INSLM Statutory Deadline Reviews

5 March 2018

On 1 March 2018 the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) published its reports in relation to:

17 October 2017

On 7 September 2017, the INSLM Dr James Renwick SC completed his reports on Statutory Deadline Reviews which includes the following legislation:

  • Division 3A of Part 1AA of the Crimes Act (Stop, Search & Seize powers);
  • Sections 119.2 and 119.3 of the Criminal Code (Declared Areas);
  • Divisions 104 and 105 of the Criminal Code (Control Orders & Preventative Detention Orders) including the interoperability of the control order regime and the High Risk Terrorist Offenders Act 2016

Each report is self-contained, although there are some common chapters concerning the national security and counter-terrorism landscape, relevant human rights and other obligations and constitutional and inter-governmental arrangements. The INSLM’s recommendations can only be fully understood by considering each report as a whole however for the convenience of readers, each report does include a brief summary of the conclusions.

Review of Division 3A of Part IAA of the Crimes Act 1914: Stop, Search and Seize Powers - PDF 1.05 MB | DOCX 9.42 MB

7 September 2017

Sections 119.2 and 119.3 of the Criminal Code: Declared Areas - PDF 1.15 MB | DOCX 1.25 MB

7 September 2017

Review of Divisions 104 and 105 of the Criminal Code (including the interoperability of Divisions 104 and 105A): Control Orders and Preventative Detention Orders - PDF 1.67 MB | DOCX 2 MB

7 September 2017

Public hearings

A public hearing associated with the Review was held in Canberra on 19 May 2017.

Publication of submissions