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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
Act
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.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Oct 2019
Second reading moved 23 Oct 2019
Second reading debate 07 Oct 2020
Second reading agreed to 07 Oct 2020
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
07 Oct 2020
Third reading agreed to 07 Oct 2020
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Nov 2020
Second reading moved 09 Nov 2020
Second reading debate 18 Feb 2021
Second reading debate 22 Feb 2021
Second reading agreed to 22 Feb 2021
Committee of the Whole debate 15 Mar 2021
Committee of the Whole debate 15 Jun 2021
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
16 Jun 2021
Third reading agreed to 16 Jun 2021
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
16 Jun 2021
Finally passed both Houses 16 Jun 2021
Assent
  • Act no: 44
  • Year: 2021
22 Jun 2021

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

Bills digest

Notes

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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

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