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A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003, and for other purposes
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Introduced HR 27 Mar 2003

Aviation Transport Security (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003
First Reading

Aviation Transport Security (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003
First Reading

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2002-2003

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Aviation Transport Security (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003

No. , 2003

(Transport and Regional Services)

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003, and for other purposes

Contents

Air Services Act 1995       6

Australian Protective Service Act 1987       6

Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991       6

Sea Installations Act 1987       6

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title
        This Act may be cited as the Aviation Transport Security (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2003.

2 Commencement
       (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, on the day or at the time specified in column 2 of the table.

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1. Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent


2. Schedules 1, 2 and 3

At the same time as section 3 of the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003


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Note:       This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

       (2) Column 3 of the table is for additional information that is not part of this Act. This information may be included in any published version of this Act.

3 Schedule(s)
        Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1--Air Navigation Act 1920

1 Subsection 3(1) (definition of airport security committee)

Repeal the definition.

2 Subsection 3(1) (definition of aviation industry participant)

Repeal the definition.

3 Subsection 3(1) (definition of aviation security)

Repeal the definition.

4 Subsection 3(1) (definition of aviation security information)

Repeal the definition.

5 Subsection 3(1) (definition of categorised airport)

Repeal the definition.

6 Subsection 3(1) (definition of charter aircraft)

Repeal the definition.

7 Subsection 3(1) (definition of clear)

Repeal the definition.

8 Subsection 3(1) (definition of domestic air service)

Repeal the definition.

9 Subsection 3(1) (definition of emergency operations centre)

Repeal the definition.

10 Subsection 3(1) (definition of protective service officer)

Repeal the definition.

11 Subsection 3(1) (definition of regular public transport aircraft)

Repeal the definition.

12 Subsection 3(1) (definition of screen)

Repeal the definition.

13 Subsection 3(1) (definition of screening authority)

Repeal the definition.

14 Subsection 3(1) (definition of screening officer)

Repeal the definition.

15 Subsection 3(1) (definition of screening point)

Repeal the definition.

16 Subsection 3(1) (definition of security restricted area)

Repeal the definition.

17 Subsection 3(1) (definition of sterile area)

Repeal the definition.

18 Subsection 3(1) (definition of terminal facility)

Repeal the definition.

19 Subsection 3(1) (definition of terminal operator)

Repeal the definition.

20 Subsection 3(1) (definition of transceiver)

Repeal the definition.

21 Subsection 3(1) (definition of uniformed security force)

Repeal the definition.

22 Subsection 3(1) (definition of unlawful interference with aviation)

Repeal the definition.

23 Subsection 3(1) (definition of weapon)

Repeal the definition.

24 Section 3AA

Repeal the section.

25 Section 3AD

Repeal the section.

26 Section 3AE

Repeal the section.

27 Section 3AF

Repeal the section.

28 Paragraph 13(a)

After "the Civil Aviation Act 1988, the regulations made under that

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Act,", insert "the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003, the regulations made under that Act,".

29 Subparagraph 13(c)(i)

After "the Civil Aviation Act 1988, the regulations made under that Act,", insert "the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003, the regulations made under that Act,".

30 Part 3

Repeal the Part.

31 Part 3A

Repeal the Part.

32 Paragraph 23A(1)(e)

Omit "subsection 17(1); or", substitute "subsection 17(1).".

33 Paragraphs 23A(1)(h) to (u)

Repeal the paragraphs.

34 Paragraph 26(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

35 Section 28

Repeal the section.

Schedule 2--Amendment of other Acts

Air Services Act 1995

1 Paragraph 8(1)(f)

After "the Air Navigation Act 1920", insert "or the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003".

Australian Protective Service Act 1987

2 After subparagraph 13(2)(a)(v)

Insert:

       (va) the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003 or regulations made under that Act; or

Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991

3 Paragraph 23(2)(b)

After "Air Navigation Act 1920 or regulations made under that Act,", insert ", the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003 or regulations made under that Act, or".

Sea Installations Act 1987

4 The Schedule

Insert in its appropriate alphabetical position, determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

Aviation Transport Security Act 2003

Schedule 3--Transitional provisions

1 Regulations

(1)       The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

       (a) required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

       (b) necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

(2)       In particular, regulations may be made:

       (a) providing for regulations made for the purposes of particular provisions of the old Act to continue to have effect (with any prescribed alterations) for the purposes of the new Act; and

       (b) providing for aviation security programs approved under the old Act to continue to be taken to be in force (with any prescribed alterations and for such time as is prescribed) as transport security programs under the new Act; and

       (c) for other transitional measures in relation to the transition from the old Act to the new Act.

(3)       In this item:

new Act means the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003.

old Act means the Air Navigation Act 1920 as in force immediately before the commencement of this item.

2 Aviation security program continuation

Subsection 15(2) (which deals with the obligation for aviation industry participants to comply with the transport security programs of other participants) of the Aviation Transport Security Act 2003 does not apply in relation to a program continued as a transport security program under paragraph 1(2)(b) of this Schedule.