Report

Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014 [Provisions]

24 November 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-123-7

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1369KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 33KB)
Recommendations (PDF 6KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 107KB)

The referral
The 'asylum legacy caseload'
Overview of the Bill
Other parliamentary inquiries
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgment
Note on references
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - Key provisions of the Bill (PDF144 KB)

Schedule 1: Maritime powers
Schedules 2 & 3: Visas
Schedule 4: Fast track assessments
Schedule 5: Australia's obligations under international law
Schedule 6: Newborn babies
Schedule 7: Caseload management

Chapter 3 - Key Issues (PDF 328KB)

Schedule 1: Amendments relating to maritime powers
Schedules 2 and 3: Introduction of new types of visas and changes to visa applications
Schedule  4: Fast track assessments
Schedule  5: Australia's obligations under international law
Schedule  6: Newborn babies
Schedule  7: Caseload management
Committee comment

Dissenting Report of the Australian Labor Party (PDF 196KB)
Dissenting Report: The Australian Greens - Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014 (PDF 179KB)
Appendix 1 (PDF 109KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 62KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 7KB)

Additional information
1.             Information provided by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection - fact sheet on TPVs and SHEVs (received 19 November 2014)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

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