Customs Amendment (Serious Drugs Detection) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Amends the Customs Act 1901 to enable Customs officers, using prescribed equipment, to undertake an initial internal non-medical scan of a person suspected to be internally concealing a suspicious substance.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Feb 2011
Second reading moved 23 Feb 2011
Referred to Main Committee 22 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 23 Mar 2011
Second reading agreed to 23 Mar 2011
Reported from Main Committee 23 Mar 2011
Third reading agreed to 23 Mar 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 25 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 22 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
22 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2011
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 22 Jun 2011
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
04 Jul 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04 Jul 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 78
  • Year: 2011
25 Jul 2011

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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