Migration Amendment Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Addresses recent court and tribunal decisions by amending the
Migration Act 1958
  to: clarify that a decision on review, or a visa refusal, cancellation or revocation decision made by the minister or his delegate, is taken to be made on the day and at the time when a record of it is made; clarify that a person in the migration zone who has previously been refused a protection visa, or who held a protection visa that was cancelled, is prohibited from applying for a further protection visa; and make it a criterion for the grant of a protection visa that the applicant is not assessed by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation to be a risk to security. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
12 Dec 2013Introduced and read a first time
12 Dec 2013Second reading moved
12 Feb 2014Second reading debate
12 Feb 2014Second reading agreed to
12 Feb 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
12 Feb 2014Introduced and read a first time
12 Feb 2014Second reading moved
14 May 2014Second reading debate
14 May 2014Second reading agreed to
14 May 2014Third reading agreed to


14 May 2014Finally passed both Houses
27 May 2014Assent

Act no.: 30

Year: 2014

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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.
  • 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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