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ASIO action dropped

Title: ASIO action dropped
Date: Thursday, 9 December 1982
Publisher: Canberra Times (Australia)
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The Church of Scientology is to discontinue its High Court action against the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation. The national spokesman for the church, the Reverend Andrew Youngman, said yesterday that the church had achieved its primary object of ensuring that ASIO was subject to judicial review. It had been seeking a declaration against ASIO to stop it from gathering intelligence and passing on information about the church. The court ruled last month that, as stated, the case was bad. It gave ... [Read the rest at]