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Second Reading Speeches

Migration Amendment (Visa Revalidation and Other Measures) Bill 2016

Immigration and Border Protection
Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Parliament no

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Amends the

Migration Act 1958
to: establish a framework which requires certain visa holders to revalidate certain information, either within a specified period (a routine revalidation check) or if the minister determines that it is in the public interest (a public interest revalidation check); provide that certain events that cause a visa that is in effect to cease will, as a general rule, cause a visa that is held, but not in effect, to be taken to cease; and enable the use of contactless technology to clear travellers through the immigration clearance system (SmartGate).

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