Aviation Transport Security Bill 2004

Transport and Regional Services 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Introduced with the Aviation Transport Security (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003, the bill: restructures the aviation security regulatory framework and provides for flexibility to respond to the changing threat environment; aligns Australian aviation security with the revised International Civil Aviation Organisation standards; and introduces graduated penalties for a more equitable enforcement regime. Also contains a regulation-making power and a saving provision. 

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House of Representatives
27 Mar 2003Introduced and read a first time
27 Mar 2003Second reading moved
03 Dec 2003Second reading agreed to
03 Dec 2003Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 46 Government agreed to
03 Dec 2003Third reading agreed to
10 Feb 2004Introduced and read a first time
10 Feb 2004Second reading moved
03 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
03 Mar 2004Committee of the Whole debate
03 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to

10 Mar 2004Assent

Act no.: 8

Year: 2004

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

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