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  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Appropriate Access to Detention Centres) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to repeal provisions in relation to security and screening measures for visitors and other persons entering immigration detention centres. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to expand the offshore processing regime currently applying to offshore entry persons and transitory persons to include all persons arriving at mainland Australia unlawfully by sea on or after 13 April 2006. Also provides for: the exemption of certain persons not intended to be caught by the regime, including New Zealand citizens, permanent residents of Norfolk Island and persons brought to Australia purely for
    Customs Act 1901
    purposes; an independent review of the operation of the amendments in the bill, after two years; and offshore processing arrangements to revert to those in place previously, after five years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Mandatory Detention) Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob;NETTLE, Kerry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: abolish temporary protection visas; ensure that detention of children is a last resort; provide for judicial review of immigration detention; limit the period of time that asylum seekers are detained; and provide for the Federal Court to impose on detainees certain conditions of release. 

    Bill

  • Marriage Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Marriage Act 1961
    to: define marriage as a union of a man and a woman; and clarify that same-sex marriages entered into under the law of another country will not be recognised in Australia; and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to prevent intercountry adoptions by same sex couples under multilateral or bilateral agreements or arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Judicial Review) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Migration Act 1958
    to include purported decisions in the definition of “privative clause decision”; and to restore the original procedural intent of the migration judicial review scheme in relation to: time limits on judicial review applications; exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court, Federal Court and Federal Magistrates Court to hear judicial review of migration applications; and restrictions on judicial review of decisions where merits review of the primary decision is available; and makes a consequential amendment to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    . Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Duration of Detention) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to further clarify that an unlawful non-citizen must be kept in immigration detention unless a court finally determines that the detention is unlawful or that the detainee is not an unlawful non-citizen. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Children and Families) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Nicola ROXON MP 

    Bill

  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to expand the definition of “excised offshore place” to include the Coral Sea Islands Territory and certain islands that form part of Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1996 [1998]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill imposes minerals resource rent tax from 1 July 2012 at a rate of 30 per cent, reduced by a 25 per cent extraction allowance which recognises the expertise and capital that mining companies bring to mineral extraction, to the extent that it is a duty of customs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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