Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Screening) Bill 2012 [Provisions]

Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Screening) Bill 2012 [Provisions]

30 May 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-625-8

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Membership of committee (PDF 25KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 9KB)
Recommendations (PDF 15KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 22KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
House of Representatives inquiry
Purpose of the legislation
Report structure

Chapter 2 - Background to Australia's aviation security regime and the introduction of the bill (PDF 62KB)

Australia's aviation security regime
Failed aviation terrorist attacks
Australian Government's response to security incidents
Purpose of the bill
Overview of the bill
Comment of Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Chapter 3 - Issues raised (PDF 92KB)

No opt-out policy
Consent to screening procedures
Airport staff and aircrew
Screening technologies
Impact on processing of passengers
Storage and retrieval of images
Training of security staff and communications

Additional Comments - Australian Greens (PDF 39KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 14KB)
Appendix 2 - Answers to written questions on notice* (PDF 3314KB)
Appendix 3 - Extract from Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills Alert Digest No. 2 of 2012 (PDF 14KB)
Appendix 4 - Correspondence from the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport* (PDF 728KB)

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