Customs Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 49
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 Customs Act 1901.
Dated 19 April 2012
By Her Excellency’s Command
Minister for Home Affairs
1 Name of regulation
This regulation is the Customs Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).
This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3 Amendment of Customs Regulations 1926
Schedule 1 amends the Customs Regulations 1926.
Regulations 176AA and 176B of the Customs Regulations 1926, as in force immediately before this regulation commenced, continue to apply in relation to the records of an external search of a detainee made before this regulation commenced.
Schedule 1 Amendments
 Regulation 176AA
176AA Equipment for scans or searches
For subsections 219SA (1), 219ZAB (1) and (2) of the Act, the table describes the equipment for carrying out a scan or search.
Equipment for internal non-medical scan
Smiths Detection B-SCAN 16 HD-DV
 Regulation 176B, heading
176B Storage of records of an external search or an internal non-medical scan
 Subregulation 176B (1)
(1) For section 219ZAE of the Act, this regulation applies to the search record of an external search or an internal non‑medical scan of a detainee under section 219R or 219SA of the Act.
 Subparagraph 176B (4) (c)
search record is
 Subregulation 176B (5)
(5) In this regulation:
search record, of an external search or an internal non-medical scan of a detainee, means:
(a) a videotape or other electronic record of the external search of the detainee mentioned in paragraph 219ZAE (1) (a) of the Act ; and
(b) a photograph or image mentioned in paragraph 219ZAE (1) (b) or (c) of the Act, relating to the detainee; and
(c) a sample from the outer surface of the detainee’s hand mentioned in paragraph 219ZAE (1) (d).
 Further amendments
Subregulations 176B (2), (3) and paragraphs (4) (a), (c) and (d)
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