Migration Amendment (Employer Sanctions) Bill 2006 [2007]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Migration Act 1958
  to introduce new offences for employers, labour suppliers and other persons who allow non-citizens to work in Australia illegally. Also amends the
Crimes Act 1914
  to provide certain protections for children involved in proceedings in relation to the new employer sanctions offences. 

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Progress

Senate
29 Mar 2006Introduced and read a first time
29 Mar 2006Second reading moved
04 Sep 2006Second reading debate
05 Sep 2006Second reading debate
06 Sep 2006Second reading agreed to
06 Sep 2006Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
06 Sep 2006Introduced and read a first time
07 Feb 2007Second reading moved
07 Feb 2007Second reading agreed to
07 Feb 2007Third reading agreed to


19 Feb 2007Assent

Act no.: 7

Year: 2007

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Explanatory memoranda

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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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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.

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