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Second Reading Speeches

Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Bill 2020

Previous Citations
  • Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Bill 2019
Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
46

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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 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.