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  • Committee to hear about protecting sensitive information

    PJCIS to hold public hearing tomorrow as part of review into Migration and Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Bill 2020.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 26 August 2021


  • Committee to review Strengthening Information Provisions Bill

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced a review into the Migration and Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Bill 2020. The bill review was referred to the Committee by the Hon Alex Hawke MP, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

    Media release issue date: Monday, 24 May 2021





    Committee Secretariat contact:

    Committee Secretary
    Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
    PO Box 6021
    Parliament House
    Canberra ACT 2600

    Phone: +61 2 6277 2360
    Fax: +61 2 6277 4424
    pjcis@aph.gov.au

    About this inquiry

    The Migration and Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Bill 2020 (the Bill) amends both the Migration Act 1958 (the Migration Act) and the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 (the Citizenship Act). The Bill amends the Migration Act to protect disclosure of confidential information provided by gazetted intelligence and law enforcement agencies where the information is used for decisions made to refuse or cancel a visa on character grounds, or revoke or set aside such decisions (Protected Information).
    Track Inquiry

    Past Public Hearings

    27 Aug 2021: Canberra

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    Inquiry Status

    Submissions Closed

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