Intelligence Services Act 2001

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The Intelligence Services Act 2001 (ISA) is an Act of the Parliament of Australia, which made significant changes to the Australian Intelligence Community (AIC). The bill was introduced into Parliament on 27 June 2001[1] by then Minister for Foreign Affairs Alexander Downer. The Act was passed by Parliament on 29 September 2001 and came into effect on 29 October 2001.

The Act introduced three main reforms:

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  1. ^ "Intelligence Services Act 2001, No. 152, 2001 – Notes". Commonwealth Numbered Acts. Australasian Legal Information Institute. Retrieved 8 July 2009. 

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