Second Reading Speeches

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Police Powers at Airports) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Crimes Act 1914
to: broaden existing identity check provisions and create offences and powers in relation to identity check, move-on and ancillary directions by constables and protective services officers at Australia’s major airports; and
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
to provide that the offence of contravening an identity check or move-on direction is a protective service offence for the purposes of the Act.