Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Air Cargo) Bill 2011

Infrastructure and Transport
Originating house
House of Representatives
Parliament no

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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.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 23 Mar 2011
Referred to Main Committee 10 May 2011
Second reading debate 11 May 2011
Second reading agreed to 11 May 2011
Reported from Main Committee 11 May 2011
Third reading agreed to 11 May 2011
Introduced and read a first time 12 May 2011
Second reading moved 12 May 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to
  • : Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
22 Nov 2011
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
23 Nov 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23 Nov 2011
  • Act no.: 180
  • Year: 2011
05 Dec 2011

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments


Schedules of amendments

Bills digest


Helpful information

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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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