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Maritime Transport Security Bill 2003


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Transport and Regional Services

Summary

Establishes a maritime transport security regulatory framework, including an enforcement regime and provides for flexibility to respond to the changing threat environment; and aligns Australian maritime transport security with international obligations under the Safety of Life at Sea Convention 1974. Also contains a regulation-making power.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/09/03  
Second reading moved 18/09/03  
Second reading agreed to 08/10/03  
Third reading agreed to 08/10/03  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/10/03  
Second reading moved 09/10/03  
Second reading agreed to 28/11/03  
Committee of the Whole debate 28/11/03 Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 28/11/03  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 01/12/03 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 12/12/03 Act no.: 131 - Year: 2003
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • Senate Amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (08/10/2003): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee ; Report due 27/11/2003; Committee report (27/11/2003)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )