Senate debates

Thursday, 30 March 2006

Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment Bill 2006

In Committee

12:48 pm

Photo of Joe LudwigJoe Ludwig (Queensland, Australian Labor Party, Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate) Share this | Hansard source

We do not support this amendment. In fact, we think it has already been dealt with. If you look at it you see that subclause 27(2B) provides:

Without limiting subsection (2), a warrant issued under section 46B must state that the warrant does not include the storage of:

(i)   any communications that do not involve the person suspected of an offence under paragraph 46(1)(b) ...

It goes on to the effect that communications outside the investigation are not to be stored. That area has already been dealt with.

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