30 Nov 2016
House of Representatives
Before House of Representatives
Immigration and Border Protection
Further to the
Tribunals Amalgamation Act 2015, the bill amends the
Migration Act 1958 to: harmonise and streamline provisions in relation to the code of procedure for review of decisions by the Migration and Refugee Division (MRD) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; clarify the operation of certain provisions relating to the conduct of review; clarify the notification requirements in relation to oral decisions of the MRD; and make technical amendments in relation to the giving of documents and the mechanism for review of decisions by the Immigration Assessment Authority in relation to family groups; and the
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 to make consequential amendments.