Review of Australia’s terrorism financing legislation

August 16, 2013

ALHR wrote to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor regarding the review of Australia?s terrorism financing legislation and the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004.
ALHR requests the INSLM’s report to the Prime Minister:
(a) reinforce the central importance of human rights in designing and implementing measures to counter terrorism;
(b) explain the necessity for due process protections in relation to the implementation of UN Security Council listings;
(c) recommend changes to the Minister’s power in relation to listings; and
(d) recommend amendments to the law in relation to compensation for mistaken listing decisions, and injunction/freezing powers.