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  • Date
    26 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    and
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    to enable regulations to be made to permit Air Security Officers to lawfully discharge firearms on board an aircraft in Australian territory or an Australian aircraft in foreign territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to: broaden information collection powers to enable the Secretary to require aviation industry participants to provide aviation security information; and allow the Secretary to delegate powers and functions to another agency whose responsibilities include functions relating to national security;
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    to allow for copying and disclosure of aircraft Cockpit Voice Recorder information for maintenance purposes; and
    Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003
    to amend penalty and offence provisions relating to failure to report prescribed aviation, marine and rail accidents and incidents and provide that extra information is required in relation to those accidents and incidents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    26 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Air Navigation Act 1920
    to: transfer the regulatory framework for international airline licences (IALs) to the Air Navigation Regulations; enable the Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development and Local Government to grant, vary, suspend and cancel IALs; require decisions about certain IAL applications to be subject to merits review by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; and makes consequential amendments to the
    Adelaide Airport Curfew Act 2000
    ,
    Aircraft Noise Levy Collection Act 1995
    and
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    . Also amends the
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    and
    Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959
    to enable the Civil Aviation Safety Authority to enforce a system of mandatory insurance for airline carriers; and makes amendments consequential on the
    Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (1999 Montreal Convention and Other Measures) Act 2008

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    08 Mar 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    International Air Services Commission Act 1992
    to streamline International Air Services Commission processes;
    Air Navigation Act 1920
    (in preparation for new aviation security regulations) to: introduce a framework for handling aviation security information (including application of the Criminal Code); reform the regulation of the carriage of munitions and implements of war on civil aircraft; and repeal existing conflicting aviation security provisions. Also repeals the
    Federal Airports Corporation Act 1986
    and provides for the transfer of any remaining contracts, assets and liabilities of the Corporation to the Commonwealth. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to: designate categories of security controlled airports according to their risk profiles; allow unannounced inspections of businesses involved in air cargo; allow the secretary to enter into enforceable undertakings with aviation industry participants; and expand the scope of compliance control directions to include security controlled airports, screening authorities and screening officers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to enable cargo to be certified for security purposes earlier in the supply chain by: expanding the definitions of ‘cargo’ and ‘certified’; aligning certification processes with examinations to allow certification of cargo by air cargo agents and aircraft operators; enabling the Secretary to issue a notice prescribing the circumstances in which cargo may be certified; and providing for transitional arrangements for transport security programs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    14 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to enhance screening measures to limit the amount of liquids, aerosols and gels that can be taken through an international screening point by people flying to or from Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    in relation to: accredited air cargo agents; transport security programs; certification of cargo; security training requirements; and strict liability offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to: amend the regulatory arrangements for airport security by creating event zones that may be used for handling special events at an airport; regulate the security and clearance processes for domestic and international cargo before it is taken onto an aircraft; allow the Secretary to approve alterations to an existing Transport Security Program; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum