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Second Reading Speeches

Migration Legislation Amendment (Worker Protection) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the:

Migration Act 1958
to establish a framework for the sponsorship of non-citizens seeking entry to Australia which will: define sponsorship obligations for employers and other sponsors; expand powers to monitor and investigate possible non-compliance by sponsors; and introduce a civil penalty regime for non-compliance; and
Taxation Administration Act 1953
to authorise the disclosure and sharing of certain information between the Commissioner of Taxation and migration officers.