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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Police Powers at Airports) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the: Crimes Act 1914 to: broaden existing identity check provisions and create offences and powers in relation to identity check, move-on and ancillary directions by constables and protective services officers at Australia’s major airports; and Australian Federal Police Act 1979 to provide that the offence of contravening an identity check or move-on direction is a protective service offence for the purposes of the Act.

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 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 12/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 12/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 12/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/09/19  
Second reading moved 12/09/19  
Second reading debate 19/09/19  
Second reading debate 14/10/19  
Second reading agreed to 14/10/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/10/19 Amendment details: 2 Centre Alliance agreed to
Third reading agreed to 14/10/19  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 15/10/19 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment no. 2 and disagreed to Senate amendment no. 1
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 15/10/19 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment no. 1
     
Finally passed both Houses 15/10/19  
Assent 28/10/19 Act no: 89 - Year: 2019
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Centre Alliance [sheet 8776]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (10/09/2019): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 4 of 2019
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)