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This regulation amends the Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 to remove inconsistencies in the wording of the screening and clearance provisions and removes unintentional constraints on the Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development’s powers to issue notices.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 17 Oct 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2016
Tabled Senate07-Nov-2016
Date of repeal 19 Oct 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Screening and Clearance) Regulation 2016

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated   13 October 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Darren Chester

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005                                                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Screening and Clearance) Regulation 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

18 October 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004.

4  Schedules

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

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005

1  Subregulation 4.13(6)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (6)  Each passenger, and each passenger’s carry‑on baggage, must be cleared before the aircraft departs.

2  Regulation 4.22A (paragraph (a) of the definition of exempt person)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a person who is cleared to pass through a screening point without being screened; or

3  Regulation 4.22A (after the definition of exempt person)

Insert:

Note:          For the meaning of cleared, see paragraph 41(2)(b) and subsection 41(3) of the Act. See also regulation 4.10.

4  Subregulation 4.22C(1)

Omit “subregulations (2) to (5)”, substitute “subregulations (1A) to (5)”.

5  After subregulation 4.22C(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  Goods are not LAG products if they are covered by a notice given by the Secretary under paragraph 42(2)(c) of the Act.

Note:          If the Secretary gives a notice covering goods under paragraph 42(2)(c) of the Act, the goods receive clearance for the purposes of the Act and these Regulations.

6  Subregulation 4.22C(5)

Omit “regulation 4.22Q”, substitute “subregulation 4.22Q(1)”.

7  Subregulation 4.22M(1)(b)

Omit “without being screened”, substitute “without being cleared”.