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INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY ACT 1986


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Interpretation  
   4.      Objects of Act  
   5.      Application of Act  
   5A.     Application of the Criminal Code  

   PART II--INSPECTOR-GENERAL

           Division 1--Establishment and functions of Inspector-General

   6.      Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security  
   6AA.    The Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security  
   6A.     Acting Inspector-General  
   7.      Appointment of Judge as Inspector-General not to affect tenure etc.  
   8.      Intelligence agency inquiry functions of Inspector-General  
   8A.     Public interest disclosure functions of Inspector-General  
   9.      Additional inquiry functions of Inspector-General  
   9AA.    Limits on the Inspector-General's functions  
   9A.     Inspection functions of Inspector-General  
   9B.     Power to enter places of detention  

           Division 2--Complaints

   10.     Form of complaints  
   11.     Inquiry into complaint  
   12.     Procedure where complaint not pursued  
   13.     Special arrangements for persons in custody  
   14.     Preliminary inquiries  

           Division 3--Inquiries

   15.     Inspector-General to inform certain persons before commencing an inquiry  
   16.     Inspector-General to consult with Auditor-General and Ombudsman  
   17.     Conduct of inquiries  
   18.     Power to obtain information and documents  
   19.     Entry to premises occupied by a Commonwealth agency  
   19A.    Power to enter places of detention  
   20.     Security of Commonwealth agency documents  

           Division 4--Reports

   21.     Draft reports relating to inquiries  
   22.     Reports relating to inquiries given to Commonwealth agency head etc.  
   23.     Advice to complainant  
   24.     Action as a result of reports  
   24A.    Action as a result of reports given to Minister or Secretary  
   25.     Reports concerning collection or communication of intelligence  
   25A.    Reports relating to other inspections  

   PART III--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

   26.     Terms and conditions of appointment  
   27.     Remuneration and allowances  
   28.     Leave of absence  
   29.     Resignation  
   30.     Termination of appointment  
   32.     Staff  
   32AA.   Delegation  

   PART IV--MISCELLANEOUS

   32A.    Inspector-General may obtain reports  
   32B.    Minister to give directions and guidelines to Inspector-General  
   33.     Protection from civil actions  
   34.     Secrecy  
   34A.    Information and documents may be given to Royal Commissioners  
   35.     Annual report  
   36.     Regulations  


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