25 Jun 2008
Immigration and Citizenship
Migration Act 1958 to: reinstate time limits for applying to courts for judicial review of migration decisions; streamline procedures for notifying parties of Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal decisions; amend border protection provisions in relation to advance passenger and crew reports, 'round trip cruises' and special purpose visas; amend visa provisions in relation to the status of certain non-citizen children and bridging visas and offences; respond to
Moore v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship  FCA 626 by clarifying character cancellation provisions; ensure illegal foreign fishers and environmental offenders are removed from Australia when they become unlawful non-citizens; give the minister discretion when providing documents to a non-registered migration agent; and
Australian Citizenship Act 2007 and
Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007 to: clarify provisions and remove inconsistencies; and ensure the
Australian Citizenship Act 2007 is consistent with obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness 1961.