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  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Contributory Parents Migration Scheme) 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 (Visa Application) Charge Amendment Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to make minor technical amendments in relation to the visa application charge limit; and Migration Regulations 1994 to: establish new parent visa classes and subclasses, both offshore and onshore; increase the assurance of support bond and period of effect in relation to applicants for the new parent visa classes; and offset the health costs of parent entry by requiring applicants for the new visa classes to pay an additional application charge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Migration Advice Industry) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Oct 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to repeal the sunset clause (due to take effect on 21 March 2003) to enable the continuation of the current statutory self-regulatory arrangements in relation to the migration advice industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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 (Procedural Fairness) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: provide clear legislative intention that compliance with codes of procedure (for making decisions about visa applications, certain visa cancellations and revocations of visa cancellations, and for the conduct of reviews by relevant merits review tribunals) fully satisfies the common law requirements of the natural justice hearing rule. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Transitional Movement) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: allow certain non-citizens to be brought to Australia without a visa for a temporary purpose (a “transitory person”); bar a transitory person from making a visa application whilst in Australia, unless the Minister believes it is in the public interest to do so; allow an assessment of the refugee status of certain transitory persons; stop legal proceedings being taken in relation to the transitory person’s presence in Australia; and provide clear statutory authority for the removal of the person from Australia. 

    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 Legislation Amendment (Migration Agents) 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 regulatory scheme for the migration advice industry and migration agents in the
    Migration Act 1958
    , in relation to investigation of complaints, re-registration and the scope of the scheme. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Navigation Act 1912
    to create offences for: negligently operating a vessel in Australia’s waters in a manner that causes pollution or damage to the marine environment; and failure to report an incident by a ship in a mandatory reporting area;
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to increase and extend penalties for reckless or negligent discharge of oil or oil residues by ships; and proposed
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Oils in the Antarctic Area) Act 2011
    to repeal certain items. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment (Registration of Foreign Proceeds of Crime Orders) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Criminal Court Act 2002
    ,
    International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters 1987
    to respond to the High Court decision in
    International Finance Trust Company Ltd v New South Wales Crime Commission
    (2009) 240 CLR 319 by providing that courts have the discretion to refuse to register a foreign proceeds of crime order if it would be contrary to the interests of justice to register the order. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Measures to Combat Serious and Organised Crime Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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