Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

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Condition for giving a foreign preservation notice Authorisation of certifying person Report to contain information about effectiveness of warrants Form and content of stored communications warrants Named person warrant for collection of foreign intelligence From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Duration of stored communications warrants Stored communications warrants issued on telephone applications.

What happens when stored communications warrants are issued Revocation of stored communications warrants by chief officers What happens when stored communications warrants are revoked. Entry into force of stored communications warrants Provision of technical assistance Certified copies of stored communications warrants No dealing with accessed information etc Dealing in connection with Organisation 's functions Dealing for purposes of investigation etc Dealing for integrity purposes Dealing for purposes relating to continuing detention orders Dealing with information if access suspected to be unlawful Giving information in evidence if communication unlawfully accessed Accessed material inadmissible except as provided Evidence that is otherwise inadmissible Obligation to keep records Functions of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Annual report by Minister about stored communications warrants.

Report to contain information about preservation notices Civil remedies--unlawful access or communication No disclosure of the contents or substance of a communication Authorisations for access to existing information or documents Authorisations for access to prospective information or documents Meaning of enforcement agency Authorisations for access to existing information or documents--enforcement of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty or protection of the public revenue Authorisations for access to existing information or documents--enforcement of the criminal law of a foreign country Authorisations for access to prospective information or documents--enforcement of the criminal law of a foreign country Authorised officers to consider privacy Requesting a journalist information warrant Issuing a journalist information warrant Issuing a journalist information warrant in an emergency Duration of a journalist information warrant Discontinuance of authorisations before expiry of a journalist information warrant Enforcement agency may apply for a journalist information warrant Form and content of a journalist information warrant Entry into force of a journalist information warrant Revocation of a journalist information warrant by chief officer Uses of telecommunications data connected with provision of access Permitted disclosure or use: Form of authorisations and notifications Notification of authorisations or revocations Evidentiary certificates relating to acts by carriers Evidentiary certificates relating to acts by the Organisation Evidentiary certificates relating to acts by enforcement agencies Reports on access to retained data Ombudsman to be given information and access despite other laws Service providers must keep certain information and documents Information to be kept Certain service providers not covered by this Part Ensuring the confidentiality of information Period for keeping information and documents Effect of data retention implementation plans Applying for approval of data retention implementation plans Approval of data retention implementation plans Consultation with agencies and the ACMA When data retention implementation plans are in force Amending data retention implementation plans Review of exemption or variation decisions Application of the Privacy Act Pecuniary penalties and infringement notices Review of operation of Part Minister may make determinations Obligations of persons covered by a determination The Communications Access Co-ordinator may grant exemptions.

ACMA may grant exemptions for trial services Nature of an interception capability plan Time for giving IC plans by carriers Time for giving IC plans by nominated carriage service providers. Consideration of IC plans Commencement of IC plans Compliance with IC plans Consequences of changed business plans Confidential treatment of IC plans Carrier or provider to notify of proposed change Communications Access Co-ordinator may notify agencies Communications Access Co-ordinator may make determinations Costs to be borne by the carriers Costs to be borne by the interception agencies Working out costs of delivery capabilities Examination of lower cost options ACMA may require independent audit of costs Protection of persons--control order declared to be void Endnote About the endnotes.

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law. The following endnotes are included in every compilation: The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes. Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history. The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended or will amend the compiled law.

The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation. The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision generally section or equivalent level.

It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law. The Legislation Act authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel. A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made.

If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation " md " added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history. If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation " md not incorp " is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history. Application, saving and transitional provisions.

Telecommunications Interception Act Telecommunications Interception Amendment Act Telecommunications Interception Amendment Act No. Intelligence and Security Consequential Amendments Act Crimes Legislation Amendment Act Royal Assent c ss. Extradition Repeal and Consequential Provisions Act Crimes Legislation Amendment Act No. Telecommunications Amendment Act Transport and Communications Legislation Amendment Act Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act Royal Assent h ss.

Royal Assent i s. Statute Law Revision Act Migration Legislation Amendment Act No. Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Act Corporations Repeals, Consequentials and Transitionals Act Australian Crime Commission Establishment Act Telecommunications Interception and Access Amendment Act Freedom of Information Amendment Reform Act Acts Interpretation Amendment Act Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Act Tribunals Amalgamation Act Statute Law Revision Act No.

Territories Legislation Amendment Act Statute Update Winter Act Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Act Investigation and Prosecution Measures Act When a communication is passing over a telecommunications system 61 5G Issue of warrant by Director-General of Security in emergency for Organisation to intercept telecommunications 91 11A Foreign communications warrant for collection of foreign intelligence 96 11D Giving information in evidence in criminal proceedings under this Act 76A Enforcement agency may apply for a journalist information warrant R Ombudsman to be given information and access despite other laws E Endnotes Endnote About the endnotes The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

Endnote About the endnotes Endnote Abbreviation key Endnote Legislation history Endnote Amendment history Abbreviation key--Endnote 2 The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes. Legislation history and amendment history--Endnotes 3 and 4 Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

Editorial changes The Legislation Act authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration.

Misdescribed amendments A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. Royal Assent s 3 rep. Australian Privacy Law and Practice report, dated May , particularly recommendation Their report was supposed to be tabled 10 June , but on 14 May , the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 27 August Annual reports are issued on the use of the act by the Australian Government Attorney General's Department.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Telecommunications Interception and Access Act Parliament of Australia An Act to prohibit the interception of, and other access to, telecommunications except where authorised in special circumstances or for the purpose of tracing the location of callers in emergencies, and for related purposes [1] Date of Royal Assent 25 October [2] Status: Amended The Telecommunications Interception and Access Act formerly Telecommunications Interception Act , commonly referred as the TIA Act is an Act of the Parliament of Australia which prohibits the unauthorised interception of communications or access to stored communications, with certain exceptions.

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