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| Parliamentary Joint Committee on Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Footnotes

Chapter 1 Referral of the bills

[1]       Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Bill 2012, A Bill for an Act to Impose a Charge in Relation to Requests for Evidence of Visas, with Explanatory Memorandum.

[2]       The Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012, A Bill for an Act to make amendments relating to the enactment of the Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Act 2012, and for related purposes, with Explanatory Memorandum.

[3]       Explanatory memoranda, Migration Visa Evidence Charge Bills, p. 1.

[4]       Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Mr Chris Bowen MP, Second Reading Speech, House Hansard, 9 May 2012, p. 5.

[5]       House of Representatives Standing Orders 222 (a) iii.

[6]       House of Representatives, Selection Committee Report No. 51, Private Member’s Business and Referral of Bills to Committee, 10 May 2012, p. 3.

[7]       Explanatory memoranda, Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Bill 2012 and The Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012 (Migration Visa Evidence Charge Bills), pp. 1 and 2 respectively.

[8]       House of Representatives, Selection Committee Report No. 51, Private Member’s Business and Referral of Bills to Committee, 10 May 2012, p. 3.

Chapter 2 Purpose and content of the bills

[1]       Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Bill 2012, Migration and (Visa Evidence) Charge (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012, Section 2.

[2]       Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), ‘About Your Visa’, accessed 25 May 2012 at <www.immi.gov.au/visas/about-your-visa.htm>

[3]       Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Mr Chris Bowen MP, Second Reading Speech, House Hansard, 9 May 2012, p. 4.

[4]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 1 (d).

[5]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 1 (d).

[6]       Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Mr Chris Bowen MP, Second Reading Speech, House Hansard, 9 May 2012, p. 4, and see explanatory memoranda for the bills.

[7]       DIAC Transformation Program, accessed 2 June 2012 at <www.immi.gov.au/about/department/perf-progress/transformation/>

Chapter 3 Commentary on the bills

[1]       Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 1 (d).

[2]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Questions 4 and 5.

[3]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 1 (d).

[4]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 4.

[5]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 1 (d).

[6]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 7.

[7]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 1 (d).

[8]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 2.

[9]       DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 2.

[10]     From DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 2.

[11]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 2.

[12]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Questions 5 and 7.

[13]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 3.

[14]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 3.

[15]     Limiting counter hours for visa evidencing between 9am and 11am, and ceasing hard copy services to migration agents. DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 6.

[16]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 3.

[17]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 7.

[18]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 5.

[19]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 8.

[20]     Attachment A. The Statement concludes that under Article 26 of the International Covenant of Human Rights (ICCPR) Australia cannot be held to be discriminatory because of the effect of another country’s laws regarding migration.

[21]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 1 (d).

[22]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 13.

[23]     The Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012, Section 71; Explanatory Memoranda, p. 1.

[24]     House of Representatives, Selection Committee Report No. 51, Private Member’s Business and Referral of Bills to Committee, 10 May 2012, p. 3.

[25]     Explanatory Memoranda, Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Bill 2012 and The Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012 (Migration Visa Evidence Charge Bills), pp. 1 and 2 respectively.

[26]     At Subclause 7(1).

[27]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Questions 11 and 12.

[28]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 13.

[29]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 13.

[30]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 10.

[31]     Explanatory Memoranda, Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Bill 2012 and The Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012 (Migration Visa Evidence Charge Bills) pp. 1 and 2 respectively.

[32]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 13.

[33]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 13.

[34]     DIAC, Answers to Questions on Notice, Question 13.

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