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This instrument prohibits all cargo originating from, or transiting through, Yemen from entering Australian territory.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 17 Dec 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2016
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2016



Aviation Transport Security (Prohibited Cargo—Yemen) Instrument 2015

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004



I, Warren Truss, Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, make the following instrument under subsection 65B(1) of the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004.


Dated      3   December 2015                                            


Warren Truss

Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development


1  Name of instrument

                   This instrument is the Aviation Transport Security (Prohibited Cargo — Yemen) Instrument 2015.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004.

Note:    Expressions used in this instrument have the same meanings they have in the Act, including the following:

·            Australian territory;

·            aviation industry participants;

·            cargo.

4  Application

                   This instrument applies to aviation industry participants.

5  Prohibited cargo

                   A person to whom this instrument applies must not bring, or cause to be brought, into Australian territory cargo that has originated from, or that has transited through, the Republic of Yemen.