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A passport to punishment: administrative measures of control for national security purposes

Harris-Rimmer, Susan


This chapter considers the ability of the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs to cancel the passport of an Australian citizen and refuse the re-issue of a new passport on wide national security grounds. The Australian passport regime, overhauled in 2005, empowers the Minister to cancel or refuse to reissue a passport where he or she has formed the opinion that the holder of the passport is likely to engage in conduct that might prejudice the security of Australia or of a foreign country,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Counter Terrorism and Beyond: The Culture of Law and Justice after 9/11


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