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Customs and AusCheck Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customs and AusCheck Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Home Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to assist in the prevention of organised crime, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Customs Act 1901                                          3

Part 1—Fit and proper person tests                                                                         3

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           3

Division 2—Application of amendments                                                                 9

Part 2—Amendments relating to cargo terminal operators and cargo handlers    10

Part 3—Using information held by Customs                                                   23

Part 4—Infringement notices                                                                                   25

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         25

Division 2—Savings                                                                                                   28

Part 5—Strict liability offences                                                                               29

Part 6—Other amendments                                                                                       36

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         36

Division 2—Application of amendments                                                               41

Schedule 2—Amendment of the AusCheck Act 2007                                    43

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   43

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                    54

Schedule 3—Amendment of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 55

 



A Bill for an Act to assist in the prevention of organised crime, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Customs and AusCheck Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Other Measures) Act 2013 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 and 2

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Parts 4, 5 and 6

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedules 2 and 3

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.