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Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2020

Previous Citations
  • Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2019
Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 to: introduce powers for aviation security inspectors to conduct covert compliance testing of aviation industry participants' aviation security systems at all regulated locations; provide certain exemptions for aviation security inspectors from civil or criminal liability when they are covertly testing aviation industry participants' aviation security systems; and Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 and Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 to: require screening officers to have completed relevant training and to hold relevant qualifications prior to exercising powers or performing screening functions; allow for the making of legislative instruments to determine training, qualifications and other requirements for specified screening officers in the exercise of powers or performance of screening functions, and requirements relating to the use of identity cards and uniforms; and make technical amendments.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04 Dec 2019
Second reading moved 04 Dec 2019
Second reading debate 24 Aug 2020
Second reading agreed to 24 Aug 2020
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 7 Government and 3 Opposition agreed to
24 Aug 2020
Third reading agreed to 24 Aug 2020
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 Aug 2020

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

Senate

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest

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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.
  • 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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