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Reports

​​Counter Terrorism Powers Annual Report

Under the Criminal Code Act 1995, Crimes Act 1914 ​and Counter-Terrorism (Temporary Exclusion Orders) Act 2019 the Minister for Home Affairs is required to provide a report in respect to Control Orders, Preventative Detention Orders, Continuing Detention Orders, Temporary Exclusion Orders, and Powers in Relation to Terrorist Acts and Terrorism Offences.

Control Orders

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) Minister (the Minister for Home Affairs​) is required under section 104.29 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (the Criminal Code) to provide a report in respect of control orders during the year ending on 30 June.

Commonwealth Ombudsman Report – Monitoring Control Orders 2020-21

Under section 3ZZUB of the Crimes Act 1914 (the Act) the Commonwealth Ombudsman (the Ombudsman) may inspect the records of the AFP to determine the extent of compliance with the provisions of Part IAAB of the Act, relating to monitoring of compliance with control orders. Under section 3ZZUH, the Ombudsman must report to the Minister for Home Affairs the results of any such inspection.

This report is contained in the Control Orders, Preventative Detention Orders, Continuing Detention Orders, Temporary Exclusion Orders, and Powers in Relation to Terrorist Acts and Terrorism Offences Annual Report 2020-21.

Preventative Detention Orders

The AFP Minister (the Minister for Home Affairs) is required by section 105.47 of the Criminal Code to provide a report in respect of preventative detention orders during the year ending on 30 June.

Continuing Detention Orders

The AFP Minister (the Minister for Home Affairs) is required under section 105A.22 of the Criminal Code to provide a report in respect of continuing detention orders during the year ending on 30 June.

Temporary Exclusion Orders

The Minister is required under section 31 of the Counter-Terrorism (Temporary Exclusion Orders) Act 2019 to provide a report in respect of the operation of that Act during the year ending on 30 June.

Powers in Relation to Terrorist Acts and Terrorism Offences

The AFP Minister (the Minister for Home Affairs) ​is required under section 3UJB of the Crimes Act 1914 to provide a report in respect of powers exercised under Division 3A of the Act in relation to terrorist acts and terrorism offences during the year ending on 30 June. 

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