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Customs Legislation Amendment (Border Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2007

Schedule 4 Providing Customs with information

   

Customs Act 1901

1  Subsection 213B(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  If a person has issued a security identification card to another person in respect of an airport appointed under section 15, an issuing authority in relation to the card must, within 7 days after the card is issued, provide to an authorised officer the required identity information in respect of the other person.

2  Subsection 213B(2)

Omit “the person who issued the card”, substitute “an issuing authority in relation to the card”.

3  Subsection 213B(2)

Omit “The person so requested”, substitute “The issuing authority”.

4  After subsection 213B(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  If a person has issued a security identification card to another person in respect of an airport appointed under section 15, an authorised officer may, at any time, in writing, request an issuing authority in relation to the card to provide to the authorised officer, within 7 days after receiving the request, information for the purposes of updating required identity information previously provided in respect of the other person under subsection (1) or this subsection. The issuing authority must comply with the request.

          (2B)  If a security identification card expires or is revoked, an issuing authority in relation to the card must notify an authorised officer of the expiry or revocation within 7 days after it occurs.

5  Subsection 213B(3)

Omit “subsection (1) or (2)”, substitute “subsection (1), (2), (2A) or (2B)”.

6  Subsection 213B(4)

Insert:

issuing authority , in relation to a security identification card, means any of the following:

                     (a)  the person who issued the card;

                     (b)  a person who is authorised to perform the functions, or exercise the powers, of the person who issued the card.

7  Application

(1)       The amendment made by item 1 of this Schedule applies in relation to security identification cards that are issued after the commencement of this Schedule.

(2)       Subsection 213(2B) of the Customs Act 1901 applies in relation to security identification cards that expire, or are revoked, after the commencement of this Schedule.