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New powers touted for Victoria’s integrity and corruption bodies

Posted November 29, 2015 11:19:56 Related Story: Integrity strike teams to fight corruption in Education Department Victoria’s anti-corruption watchdog, auditor-general and ombudsman are all set to get a lot more powers beneath an integrity shake-up by the Andrews Government. Below new laws to be introduced into Parliament in the subsequent fortnight, the Independent Broad Primarily…


French state of emergency allows website blocking, device search powers

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Freepenguin) In the wake of last Friday’s attacks in Paris, France is bringing in new legislation extending the country’s temporary state of emergency to 3 months, and granting the authorities new powers to carry out searches of seized devices, and to block web sites. Under the new law, police searches of…