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Second Reading Speeches

Migration and Ombudsman Legislation Amendment Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Migration Act 1958
to: establish a time limit of 90 days for the making of protection visa decisions by the Minister and the review of those decisions by the Refugee Review Tribunal; and permit the disclosure of personal identifying information to the public to assist with identifying or locating persons in connection with the administration of the Act;
Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act 1981
,
Migration Act 1958
,
Ombudsman Act 1976
and proposed
Postal Industry Ombudsman Act 2005
to introduce measures for the Commonwealth Ombudsman to support and facilitate the Ombudsman’s role in immigration and detention matters; and
Migration Act 1958
and
Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001
as a consequence of the commencement of the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
.