Migration and Ombudsman Legislation Amendment Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the:
Migration Act 1958
  to: establish a time limit of 90 days for the making of protection visa decisions by the Minister and the review of those decisions by the Refugee Review Tribunal; and permit the disclosure of personal identifying information to the public to assist with identifying or locating persons in connection with the administration of the Act;
Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act 1981
,
Migration Act 1958
,
Ombudsman Act 1976
  and proposed
Postal Industry Ombudsman Act 2005
  to introduce measures for the Commonwealth Ombudsman to support and facilitate the Ombudsman’s role in immigration and detention matters; and
Migration Act 1958
  and
Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001
  as a consequence of the commencement of the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003

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Senate
15 Sep 2005Introduced and read a first time
15 Sep 2005Second reading moved
13 Oct 2005Second reading agreed to
13 Oct 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
13 Oct 2005Introduced and read a first time
30 Nov 2005Second reading moved
30 Nov 2005Second reading agreed to
30 Nov 2005Third reading agreed to


12 Dec 2005Assent

Act no.: 141

Year: 2005

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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