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Second Reading Speeches

Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2017

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the

Migration Act 1958
to: enable the minister to determine, by legislative instrument, prohibited things in relation to immigration detention facilities; allow authorised officers and assistants to search Commonwealth immigration detention facilities without a warrant; strengthen the screening and seizure powers of authorised officers; and allow the use of dogs for screening detainees and persons about to enter a Commonwealth immigration detention facility, and for searching these facilities.

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