- 25 Mar 2004
- House of Representatives
- Not Proceeding
- Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
- 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.