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Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Screening) Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 to: provide that a person is taken to consent to any screening procedure when at an aviation screening point and must receive clearance to board an aircraft or to enter an area or zone of a security controlled airport; provide that regulations deal with persons that must not pass through a screening point; enable body scanning technology to be used for security screening at Australian airports providing that they do not store or transmit an image of the person or any personal information; and remove the choice or offer of an alternative method of screening at an aviation screening point, unless a physical or medical reason is given.

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 16/02/12  
Second reading moved 16/02/12  
Second reading debate 23/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 23/05/12  
Consideration in detail debate 23/05/12 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 23/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 14/08/12  
Second reading debate 15/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 15/08/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 15/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 15/08/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 15/08/12  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 15/08/12  
     
Assent 08/09/12 Act no.: 116 of 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BP235]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7257]
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (16/02/2012): House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications; Committee report (09/05/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (01/03/2012): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Committee report (30/05/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )