Migration Legislation Amendment (Contributory Parents Migration Scheme) Bill 2003

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
05 Dec 2002Introduced and read a first time
05 Dec 2002Second reading moved
13 Feb 2003Second reading agreed to
13 Feb 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
03 Mar 2003Introduced and read a first time
03 Mar 2003Second reading moved
04 Mar 2003Second reading debate
05 Mar 2003Second reading agreed to
05 Mar 2003Third reading agreed to


19 Mar 2003Assent

Act no.: 5

Year: 2003

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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.
  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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