Migration Amendment (Character and General Visa Cancellation) Bill 2014 [Provisions]

24 November 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-122-0

View the report as a single document - (PDF 868KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 29KB)
Recommendations (PDF 6KB)
CHAPTER 1 - Introduction and Background (PDF 177KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the current inquiry
Purpose of the bill
The current law pertaining to visa cancellation and refusal
Structure and key aspects of the Bill

CHAPTER 2 - Key issues (PDF 222KB)

Character test
General visa cancellation
Expansion of personal ministerial powers
Human Rights issues

CHAPTER 3 - Conclusions and Recommendations (PDF 81KB)
Dissenting Report of the Australian Greens (PDF 93KB)
Appendix 1 - Public submissions (PDF 5KB)
Appendix 2 -  Answers to questions on notice (PDF 5KB)

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