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Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2020


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Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2019



Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 to: introduce powers for aviation security inspectors to conduct covert compliance testing of aviation industry participants' aviation security systems at all regulated locations; provide certain exemptions for aviation security inspectors from civil or criminal liability when they are covertly testing aviation industry participants' aviation security systems; and Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 and Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 to: require screening officers to have completed relevant training and to hold relevant qualifications prior to exercising powers or performing screening functions; allow for the making of legislative instruments to determine training, qualifications and other requirements for specified screening officers in the exercise of powers or performance of screening functions, and requirements relating to the use of identity cards and uniforms; and make technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/12/19  
Second reading moved 04/12/19  
Second reading debate 24/08/20  
Second reading agreed to 24/08/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/08/20 Amendment details: 7 Government and 3 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/08/20  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/08/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8881]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Government [sheet SG103]

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  • Opposition [sheet 8901]
KENEALLY, Sen Kristina

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes