Migration Amendment (Sponsorship Obligations) Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Migration Act 1958
to: introduce a regime of obligations for employers who are approved sponsors in relation to a person for a visa, including civil penalties for breaches; provide for inspectors to monitor an employer’s compliance with their sponsorship obligations; and amends the
Taxation Administration Act 1953
to allow the Tax Office to disclose certain information to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21 Jun 2007
Second reading moved 21 Jun 2007
Lapsed at dissolution 17 Oct 2007

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Proposed 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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