13 Feb 2012
House of Representatives
OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP
Responds to the High Court’s decision in
Plaintiff M70/2011 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship  HCA 32 by amending the:
Migration Act 1958 to replace the existing framework for taking offshore entry persons to another country for assessment of their claims to be refugees; and
Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946 in relation to the making and implementation of any decision to remove, deport or take a non-citizen child from Australia. The amendments made by this proposed Act have effect only for a period of 12 months.