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Law Council of Australia


Stop, search and seizure powers, declared areas, control orders, preventive detention orders and continuing detention orders

The Law Council is pleased to participate in the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor’s (INSLM) review of the following areas of counter-terrorism and national security legislation:

The Law Council supports counter-terrorism legislative measures, provided any such legislation is justified as necessary, proportionate and is consistent with rule of law principles.

The Law Council considers that the following principles should be used for evaluating the above laws:

Applying these principles, this submission sets out the following key issues and recommendations relating to the laws currently under consideration by the INSLM.

You can read the full submission below.


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