Second Reading Speeches

Migration Legislation Amendment (The Bali Process) Bill 2012

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Responds to the High Court’s decision in

Plaintiff M70/2011 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
[2011] 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.