Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the
Migration Act 1958
to: clarify the limitations or prohibitions on valid applications by persons who have been refused a visa or who held a visa that was cancelled; ensure that a bridging visa application is not an impediment to removal; apply debt recovery provisions to all convicted people smugglers and illegal foreign fishers; clarify the obligation of the Migration Review Tribunal and the Refugee Review Tribunal to provide documents to an authorised recipient; clarify the role of an authorised recipient and the extent of the obligation to notify an authorised recipient of direct communications made with the person who authorised them; clarify the procedural fairness provisions relating to giving of certain information to a visa applicant; and remove redundant references; and
Australian Citizenship Act 2007
and
Migration Act 1958
to provide access to, and use of, material and information obtained under certain search warrants.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27 Mar 2014
Second reading moved 27 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 16 Jun 2014
Second reading agreed to 16 Jun 2014
Third reading agreed to 16 Jun 2014
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Jun 2014
Second reading moved 19 Jun 2014
Second reading debate 03 Sep 2014
Second reading agreed to 03 Sep 2014
Third reading agreed to 03 Sep 2014
Finally passed both Houses 03 Sep 2014
Assent
  • Act no.: 106
  • Year: 2014
24 Sep 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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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