Ai Group appeared at the public hearing on 16 March 2022 as part of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence & Security (PJCIS) Review of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Bill 2022.

During our session at the public hearng, the PJCIS expressed a specific interest regarding the defence industry's perspective about this bill, which we briefly touched upon. A particular matter also arose related to a discussion on the proposed obigation under section 30DJ of the Bill where the Secretary may require installation of system information software. While we offered general comments during the hearing, we would like to offer additional comments to assist the PJCIS in its deliberations.

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