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
Introduced and read a first time 12 Dec 2013
Second reading moved 12 Dec 2013
Second reading debate 12 Feb 2014
Second reading agreed to 12 Feb 2014
Third reading agreed to 12 Feb 2014
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Feb 2014
Second reading moved 12 Feb 2014
Second reading debate 14 May 2014
Second reading agreed to 14 May 2014
Third reading agreed to 14 May 2014
Finally passed both Houses 14 May 2014
Assent
  • Act no.: 30
  • Year: 2014
27 May 2014

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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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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

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