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Second Reading Speeches

Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the

Migration Act 1958
to: remove provisions inserted by the
Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2019
(the medical transfer provisions) which created a framework for the transfer of transitory persons (and their family members, and other persons recommended to accompany the transitory person) from regional processing countries to Australia for the purposes of medical or psychiatric assessment or treatment; and provide for the removal from Australia, or return to a regional processing country, of transitory persons who are brought to Australia under the medical transfer provisions, once the temporary purpose for which they were brought to Australia is complete.