Terrorism (Extraordinary Powers) Bill 2005

Bill No.083

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is two-fold -
  1. to confer special powers on police to deal with imminent threats of terrorists acts and to respond to terrorists acts; and
  2. to enable the covert entry and search of premises, under the authority of a special covert search warrant, by police officers for the purposes of responding to or preventing terrorists acts.

StatusAssented to 12/19/2005
Royal Assent given 19 Dec 2005 as Act No. 41 of 2005. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


Previous Bills


Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/14/2005  
First Reading 09/14/2005  
Second Reading 09/14/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/11/2005  
Consideration in Detail 10/11/2005  
Amendments adopted 10/12/2005  
Third Reading 10/13/2005  

Legislative Council DateNote No.
Introduced 10/18/2005  
First Reading 10/18/2005  
Second Reading 10/18/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/15/2005  
Committee of the whole 11/15/2005  
Amendments adopted 11/29/2005  
Third Reading 12/01/2005