Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Migration Act 1958
  to: clarify certain visa related matters (immigration status of non-citizen children born in Australia, security for compliance, bridging visas, special purpose visas and non-citizen student visas); create a Deputy Principal Member position for the Migration Review Tribunal; remove ambiguities surrounding certain offence provisions; and correct a technical error. Also contains application provisions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
13 Mar 2002Introduced and read a first time
13 Mar 2002Second reading moved
12 Dec 2002Second reading agreed to
12 Dec 2002Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 2 government amendments agreed to
12 Dec 2002Third reading agreed to
Senate
05 Feb 2003Introduced and read a first time
05 Feb 2003Second reading moved
23 Mar 2004Second reading debate
30 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
30 Mar 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
30 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
01 Apr 2004Consideration of Senate message

Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
Senate
01 Apr 2004Message from House of Reps reported
16 Nov 2004Lapsed at end of Parliament

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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