Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2007

15 Security areas
  • (1) The heading to section 84 is amended by adding and security enhanced areas.

    (2) Section 84(1) is amended by omitting thereof and substituting of the area.

    (3) Section 84 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (1):

    • (1A) The Director may declare, by appropriate notification, that an area within a security area is a security enhanced area.

    (4) Section 84 is amended by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the following subsection:

    • (2) No person other than a member of the police on official duties or an aviation security officer on official duties may enter or remain in any security area or security enhanced area unless the person is—

      • (a) wearing an airport identity card issued under the rules (or other identity document approved by the Director under the rules) and worn in accordance with the rules; and

      • (b) authorised by the Director or the airport manager or other person having control of the area.

    (5) Section 84(3) is amended by inserting or security enhanced area after security area in each place where it appears.

    (6) Section 84(4) is amended by omitting aviation security area and substituting security area or security enhanced area.

    (7) Section 84(5) is amended by inserting or security enhanced area after security area in each place where it appears.

    (8) Section 84 is amended by repealing subsection (7) and substituting the following subsections:

    • (7) Despite subsection (2), a passenger embarking or disembarking directly through a gateway or thoroughfare in an airport approved for that purpose by the airport manager may pass through a security area or security enhanced area fanning part of the gateway or thoroughfare without an airport identity card.

    • (8) Despite subsection (2), a person allowed under the rules may pass through a security area or security enhanced area without an airport identity card.