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  • Date
    13 Feb 2012 
    House of Representatives 
    Not Proceeding 
    Responds to the High Court’s decision in
    Plaintiff M70/2011 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
    [2011] HCA 32 by amending the:
    Migration Act 1958
    to replace the existing framework for taking offshore entry persons to another country for assessment of their claims to be refugees; and
    Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946
    in relation to the making and implementation of any decision to remove, deport or take a non-citizen child from Australia. The amendments made by this proposed Act have effect only for a period of 12 months. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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