Proposed Anti-Terrorism Legislation in Canada, the UK and Australia

March 16, 2015

There is a lot of controversy at the moment about Canada’s new anti-terrorism legislation. It is worth noting that the UK and Australia both have similar bills before their respective legislatures. For comparative purposes here are the links to all three bills and their attendant background resources.

Canada – Legisinfo

Anti-terrorism Act, 2015

http://www.parl.gc.ca/legisinfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&billId=6842344
(includes links to  debates and related documents)

UK  Parliament – Bills Before the House.

Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015

http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2014-15/counterterrorismandsecurity.html

Debates

http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2014-15/counterterrorismandsecurity.html

Related Documents

http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2014-15/counterterrorismandsecurity/documents.html

Parliament of Australia – Bills and Legislation Page

Australia National Security Legislation Amendment Act

http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s969
(includes links to debates and background material)