[LINK] AGD call for submissions to Review of Telec Interception Act
rene.lk at libertus.net
Mon Apr 11 14:52:17 EST 2005
In December when the Telec Interception Act was amended to exclude 'stored
communications' (i.e. email, SMS, voice mail), the A-G undertook to
conduct a full review of the Act within 12 months (i.e. before the
amendments expire via sunset clause in Dec 2005).
That review has now been announced and submissions have been invited by
Fri 6 May 2005. Details at:
"Review of the Regulation of Access to Communications under the
Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
The Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979 was drafted over 25 years
The Interception Act, while maintaining its application through the use of
technology neutral concepts, is arguably in need of substantial revision
having regard to the impact of developments in telecommunications
The review's Terms of Reference are linked from the above URL.
Closing date for submissions is Fri 6 May 2005.
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