Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Bill 2016

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  • Transport Security Amendment (Serious or Organised Crime) Bill 2016
Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Regional Development
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 and Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 to: prevent the use of aviation and maritime transport or offshore facilities in connection with serious or organised crime; establish a regulatory framework to implement harmonised eligibility criteria for the aviation security identification card (ASIC) and maritime security identification card (MSIC) schemes; clarify and align the legislative basis for undertaking security checking of ASIC and MSIC applicants and holders; provide for regulations to prescribe penalties for offences; and insert an additional severability provision to provide guidance to a court as to Parliament’s intention.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31 Aug 2016
Second reading moved 31 Aug 2016
Second reading debate 13 Feb 2017
Second reading agreed to 13 Feb 2017
Consideration in detail debate 13 Feb 2017
Third reading agreed to 13 Feb 2017
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13 Feb 2017
Second reading moved 13 Feb 2017
Second reading debate 21 Mar 2017
Second reading debate 27 Mar 2017
Second reading agreed to 27 Mar 2017
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 12 Opposition and 2 Liberal Democratic Party agreed to
27 Mar 2017
Third reading agreed to 27 Mar 2017
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 28 Mar 2017
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments 7, 8, 13 and 14; disagreed to amendments 1-6 and 9-12 and made amendments in place thereof
30 Mar 2017
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 31 Mar 2017

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Schedules of 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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