Migration Legislation Amendment (Contributory Parents Migration Scheme) Bill 2003

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  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Contributory Parents Migration Scheme) Bill 2002
Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Introduced with the Migration (Visa Application) Charge Amendment Bill 2002, the bill amends the
Migration Act 1958
to make minor technical amendments in relation to the visa application charge limit; and Migration Regulations 1994 to: establish new parent visa classes and subclasses, both offshore and onshore; increase the assurance of support bond and period of effect in relation to applicants for the new parent visa classes; and offset the health costs of parent entry by requiring applicants for the new visa classes to pay an additional application charge.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05 Dec 2002
Second reading moved 05 Dec 2002
Second reading agreed to 13 Feb 2003
Third reading agreed to 13 Feb 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03 Mar 2003
Second reading moved 03 Mar 2003
Second reading debate 04 Mar 2003
Second reading agreed to 05 Mar 2003
Third reading agreed to 05 Mar 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 5
  • Year: 2003
19 Mar 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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