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  • 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 (Duration of Detention) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to 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. 

    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 Amendment (Employer Sanctions) Bill 2006 [2007]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    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. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Excision from Migration Zone) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Excision from Migration Zone) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Immigration Detention Reform) Bill 2009 [2010]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to implement seven Immigration Detention Values to provide the framework for immigration detention. 

    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 (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

  • Migration Amendment (Maritime Crew) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to create a new maritime crew visa to replace special purpose and other visas currently granted to foreign crew of non-miliary ships and ships being imported into Australia, foreign supernumerary crew and spouses and dependent children accompanying such crew. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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