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  • Migration (Climate Refugees) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    NETTLE, Kerry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to create a new visa category for persons displaced by environmental disasters due to climate change. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration (Sponsorship Fees) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Validates the collection of sponsorship fees for certain temporary entry visa applications under regulation 5.38 of the Migration Regulations 1994, made on or after 1 May 1997 and before 24 May 2007. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration (Visa Application) Charge Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Migration Legislation Amendment (Contributory Parents Migration Scheme) Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Migration (Visa Application) Charge Act 1997
    to provide for: a visa application charge limit of $26 745 in relation to certain visa applications made during the 2002-2003 financial year; and indexation of the new visa application charge limit. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997
    to increase the upper limit for the charge imposed by regulations for registration applications by migration agents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Abolishing Detention Debt) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: remove the liability for immigration detention and related costs for certain persons and liable parties and extinguish all outstanding immigration detention debts; and ensure regulations can no longer prescribe sponsorship undertakings or obligations that include payments to the Commonwealth in relation to the cost of a person’s immigration detention. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Abolishing Detention Debt) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: remove the liability for immigration detention and related costs for certain persons and liable parties and extinguish all outstanding immigration detention debts; and ensure regulations can no longer prescribe sponsorship undertakings or obligations that include payments to the Commonwealth in relation to the cost of a person’s immigration detention. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Border Integrity) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    in relation to: cessation of special purpose visas; use of automated systems in immigration clearance; and use of ‘personal identifiers’ as evidence of proof of identity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    In response to certain recommendations of the Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee’s reports
    A Sanctuary under Review: An Examination of Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Determination Processes
    and
    Administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958
    and the Senate Select Committee report
    Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters
    , the bill amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to introduce complementary protection arrangements to allow all claims that may engage Australia’s
    non-refoulement
    obligations to be considered under a single protection visa application process. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    In response to certain recommendations of the Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee’s reports
    A Sanctuary under Review: An Examination of Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Determination Processes
    and
    Administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958
    and the Senate Select Committee report
    Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters
    , the bill amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to introduce complementary protection arrangements to allow all claims by visa applicants that may engage Australia’s
    non-refoulement
    obligations to be considered under a single protection visa application process. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Declared Countries) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Migration Act 1958
    to provide that a ministerial declaration specifying that a country provides certain procedures and protections for offshore entry persons is a legislative instrument; and
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to provide that the ministerial declaration is subject to disallowance by either House of the Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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