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Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2020

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2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2019

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 3 (before line 4), before item 1, insert:

1A  Section 9

Insert:

test weapon means a weapon of a kind that is a replica or an imitation of another weapon.

[test weapons]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 2, page 3 (line 9), omit “weapon”, substitute “test weapon”.

[test weapons]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 2, page 3 (after line 19), at the end of paragraph 79(2)(h), add:

Note:       An aviation security inspector must ensure that the exercise of the power under paragraph (h) does not seriously endanger the health or safety of any person, or the inspector will not be immune from civil or criminal liability (see subsection (9)).

[restrictions on exercise of power and immunity]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 12, page 5 (line 9), omit “weapon”, substitute “test weapon”.

[test weapons]

(5)     Schedule 1, item 12, page 5 (after line 14), at the end of paragraph 80(2)(f), add:

Note:       An aviation security inspector must ensure that the exercise of the power under paragraph (f) does not seriously endanger the health or safety of any person, or the inspector will not be immune from civil or criminal liability (see subsection (7)).

[restrictions on exercise of power and immunity]

(6)     Schedule 2, item 8, page 9 (after line 20), after section 94C, insert:

94D   Report on number of exemptions

                   The annual report prepared by the Secretary and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must include the number of exemptions given by the Secretary under subsection 94B(1) in that period.

[reporting on exemptions]

(7)     Schedule 2, item 18, page 12 (after line 13), after section 165C, insert:

165D   Report on number of exemptions

                   The annual report prepared by the Secretary and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must include the number of exemptions given by the Secretary under subsection 165B(1) in that period.

[reporting on exemptions]