Law Council of Australia


Opening Statement to Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

16 March 2018

Morry Bailes, President, Law Council of Australia

The Law Council welcomes many of the amendments to the Bill, which appear to pick up points raised by the Law Council in its initial submission to the Committee on 22 January 2018.

These amendments include:

While these amendments are welcome, the Law Council wishes to emphasise the need for further improvements to be made on a broad range of other proposed offences.

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