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Transport Security Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008

Originating house
House of Representatives
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government


Amends the: Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 and Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 to allow aviation and maritime industry participants to have multiple security programs or plans operating at the same time for different locations and operations; and Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Securities Act 2003 to: extend the operation of the Act to external Australian territories; allow for the approval of maritime, ship or offshore security plans to exist for up to five years (but no less than 12 months); and enable regulations to be made to prescribe consistent mapping standards for maritime security zones and security regulated port boundaries and standards for the presentation of information detailing offshore security zones.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/09/08  
Second reading moved 25/09/08  
Second reading debate 11/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 11/11/08  
Third reading agreed to 11/11/08  
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/08  
Second reading moved 12/11/08  
Second reading debate 27/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 27/11/08  
Third reading agreed to 27/11/08  
Assent 08/12/08 Act no: 138 - Year: 2008

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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