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Aviation Legislation Amendment (Liability and Insurance) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development

Summary

Amends the: Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959 (CACL Act) to: reflect the increase to the domestic liability cap for death or injury to passengers to $925 000 as effected by the Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Regulations 2019; provide for the secretary to make regulations about permitted exclusions of liability in relation to the scope of mandatory insurance that airlines must obtain; and provide that servants and agents of a carrier can avail themselves of the same conditions of liability in addition to the limits of liability applicable to air carriers; and Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963 to provide that increases to the liability caps under Part IV of the CACL Act are incorporated regardless of whether implemented by amendments to the CACL Act or via regulation.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/05/20  
Second reading moved 13/05/20  
Second reading debate 09/12/20  
Second reading debate 10/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 10/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 10/12/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/12/20  
Second reading moved 10/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 10/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 10/12/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/12/20  
Assent 17/12/20 Act no: 148 - Year: 2020
     

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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)