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Customs Amendment (Enhanced Border Controls and Other Measures) Bill 2009


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Customs Amendment (Enhanced Border Controls and Other Measures) Bill 2008



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Customs Act 1901 in relation to: arrival, stores and prohibited goods reporting requirements; infringement notices; failing to make a cargo report; missing goods and goods delivered without authority; harmonising the boarding powers with the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea; impending arrival reporting requirements for pleasure craft; devices used to enable boarding of ships subject to a 'hot pursuit'; powers to request aircraft to land; seizure of unaccounted goods without a warrant; powers of arrest; warrants; obstruction or interference with Customs equipment; powers to moor a Customs vessel to man-made structures; enabling Customs officers to board ships; entering places other than ports or airports; right of access for patrols; and technical corrections.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/12/08  
Second reading moved 03/12/08  
Second reading debate 12/02/09  
Second reading agreed to 12/02/09  
Third reading agreed to 12/02/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/03/09  
Second reading moved 10/03/09  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/05/09  
Assent 22/05/09 Act no.: 34 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes