Aviation Transport Security Bill 2003 and the Aviation Transport
Security (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2003
On 26 March 2003, the Senate referred the above Bills to the
Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for
inquiry and report by the 16 May 2003. This date has now been extended
until 9 September 2003.
The purpose of the Bills is to implement decisions by government in
relation to passenger and checked bag screening, and access control and
aviation security identification cards--ASIC cards.
Also provided for your information are links to the following documents:-
Tuesday, 6 May 2003, Canberra (Program - Word)
- Hansard (PDF format)
Friday, 15 August 2003, Canberra
(Program - Word)
The closing date
for the lodgement of submissions is Monday, 28 April 2003.
Submissions become Committee documents and are only made public after a
decision by the Committee. Unauthorised release of submissions is not
covered by parliamentary privilege.
Report - Tabled 9 October 2003
For further information
Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
Room SG.62, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 3560
Telephone: (02) 6277 3511
Fax: (02) 6277 5811