Migration Amendment (Offshore Resources Activity) Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Implements recommendations of the Migration Maritime Taskforce by amending the
Migration Act 1958
  to provide that foreign workers who participate in, or support, offshore resources activities are taken to be in the migration zone and are required to hold a visa. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
30 May 2013Introduced and read a first time
30 May 2013Second reading moved
17 Jun 2013Second reading debate
17 Jun 2013Second reading agreed to
17 Jun 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
19 Jun 2013Introduced and read a first time
19 Jun 2013Second reading moved
27 Jun 2013Second reading debate
27 Jun 2013Second reading agreed to
27 Jun 2013Third reading agreed to


27 Jun 2013Text of bill as passed both Houses
29 Jun 2013Assent

Act no.: 117

Year: 2013

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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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