Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Screening) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Transport 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
  to: provide that a person is taken to consent to any screening procedure when at an aviation screening point and must receive clearance to board an aircraft or to enter an area or zone of a security controlled airport; provide that regulations deal with persons that must not pass through a screening point; enable body scanning technology to be used for security screening at Australian airports providing that they do not store or transmit an image of the person or any personal information; and remove the choice or offer of an alternative method of screening at an aviation screening point, unless a physical or medical reason is given. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
16 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
16 Feb 2012Second reading moved
23 May 2012Second reading debate
23 May 2012Second reading agreed to
23 May 2012Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
23 May 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
18 Jun 2012Introduced and read a first time
18 Jun 2012Second reading moved
14 Aug 2012Second reading debate
15 Aug 2012Second reading debate
15 Aug 2012Second reading agreed to
15 Aug 2012Committee of the Whole debate
15 Aug 2012Third reading agreed to


15 Aug 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
House of Representatives
15 Aug 2012Message from Senate reported


08 Sep 2012Assent

Act no.: 116

Year: 2012

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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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

  • 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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