NSW Police May Soon Get Wide Reaching Powers
There’s the good old saying there is no justice there is just us.
And it’s going to ring more true in NSW with this new piece of legislation is described as ‘one of the most horrifying attacks on ordinary people’s rights, and most sinister overreaches of police power the state has seen’ by Techly mag.
We in Queensland should be worried because it might just slip over the border if it proves to be successful.
Indeed measures introduced in the United Kingdom through the Serious Crimes Act 2007 (recently expanded to Scotland), have ‘influenced‘ the NSW Bill.
The legislation will give police the power to cut off your internet, terminate your employment, tell you who can associate with, and where you can go if they think you have some association with a “serious” crime.
The NSW Bar association says ‘ The potential for interference in the liberties of citizens of New South Wales and their day to day lives is extreme.’