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SLI 2012 No. 304 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 by removing from regulation 3.01B the reference to ‘temporary’ from the description of Category 7 security controlled airports, omitting regulation 1.07 which contains a superseded list of prohibited items, specifying the application of 4.02(2) of the Principal Regulations only apply at Category 1 security controlled airports only, and removing the requirement that screening officers hold a state security guard licence to perform their duties.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Transport
Registered 13 Dec 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Feb-2013
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2013
Date of repeal 15 Dec 2012
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

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Aviation Transport Security Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 6)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 304

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004.

Dated 6 December 2012

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

ANTHONY ALBANESE


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Aviation Transport Security Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 6).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005

                Schedule 1 amends the Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

 

[1]           After regulation 1.05

insert

1.05A      Categories of airports

                A reference in these Regulations to a security controlled airport that is identified by reference to a category is a reference to a security controlled airport that is assigned to that category by the Secretary under subsection 28 (6) of the Act.

Example

A category 1 security controlled airport is a security controlled airport that has been assigned to category 1 by the Secretary under subsection 28 (6) of the Act.

[2]           Regulation 1.07

omit

[3]           Regulation 2.23, heading

substitute

2.23        Content of TSPs for operators of designated airports—barriers

[4]           Subregulation 2.23 (1)

substitute

         (1)   This regulation applies to the TSPs for the operators of designated airports.

[5]           Regulation 3.01B

substitute

3.01B     Categories of security controlled airports

                For section 28A of the Act, the categories in column 1 of the table are prescribed.

 

Category of security controlled airport

Examples of security controlled airports that may fall within corresponding category

1

Designated airports

2

Airports to or from which an international air service operates and that do not fall within any examples corresponding to category 1 security controlled airports

3

Airports that do not fall within any examples corresponding to category 1 or category 2 security controlled airports, and that meet the following:

   (a)  aircraft operate regular public transport operations or open charter operations to or from the airport with a maximum weight of at least 20 000 kg;

  (b)  if those operations are only operated to or from the airport by aircraft with a maximum weight of at least 20 000 kg but less than 30 000 kg—those operations involve an average of at least 50 000 revenue passengers departing the airport each year

4

Airports that do not fall within any examples corresponding to categories 1 to 3 security controlled airports, and that meet both of the following:

   (a)  aircraft operate regular public transport operations or open charter operations to or from the airport with a maximum weight of at least 20 000 kg but less than 30 000 kg;

  (b)  those operations involve an average of at least 30 000 but less than 50 000 revenue passengers departing the airport each year

5

Airports that do not fall within any examples corresponding to categories 1 to 4 security controlled airports, and that meet both of the following:

   (a)  aircraft operate regular public transport operations or open charter operations to or from the airport with a maximum weight of at least 20 000 kg but less than 30 000 kg;

  (b)  those operations involve an average of less than 30 000 revenue passengers departing the airport each year

6

Airports that do not fall within any examples corresponding to categories 1 to 5 security controlled airports, and that meet either of the following:

   (a)  aircraft operate regular public transport operations or open charter operations to or from the airport with a maximum weight of at least 5 700 kg but less than 20 000 kg;

  (b)  aircraft operate closed charter operations to or from the airport with a maximum weight of at least 10 750 kg

7

Airports that may be required to comply with requirements imposed on different categories of security controlled airports

 

[6]           Regulation 4.01, heading

substitute

4.01        Definition—operational period

[7]           Regulation 4.01, definition of operational period, subparagraph (a) (i)

omit

Adelaide Airport, Brisbane Airport, Melbourne Airport, Perth Airport, Sydney Airport, Cairns Airport, Canberra Airport, Coolangatta Airport, or Darwin Airport — the

insert

a category 1 security controlled airport—the

[8]           Subregulation 4.02 (1)

substitute

         (1)   An aircraft must be a cleared aircraft before departure if it is operating a regular public transport operation or an open charter operation with a maximum weight of at least 20 000 kg.

[9]           Subregulation 4.02 (2)

substitute

         (2)   An aircraft must be a cleared aircraft if the aircraft:

                (a)    is not covered by subregulation (1); and

               (b)    departs from a category 1 security controlled airport; and

                (c)    departs from the same airport apron as an aircraft (the other aircraft) described in subregulation (1); and

               (d)    is scheduled to depart within the operational period of the other aircraft.

[10]         Paragraph 5.06 (b)

omit


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.