Explanatory MemorandumCirculated By Authority of the Cabinet Secretary, Senator the Hon John Faulkner
Notes on Clauses
List of abbreviations used
AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
AAT Act Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
Archives Act Archives Act 1983
FOI Freedom of Information
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982
IGIS Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
National Archives National Archives of Australia
Clause 1: Short title
Clause 1 is a formal clause which provides the citation of the Bill.
Clause 2: Commencement
Clause 2 provides for the provisions of the Bill to commence on the day after the Bill receives Royal Assent.
Clause 3: Schedules
This clause provides for each Act specified in a Schedule to the Bill to be amended in accordance with the items set out in the relevant Schedule.