About this inquiry

The bill would amend the Migration Act 1958 to clarify the allocation of jurisdiction between the Federal Circuit Court and the Federal Court in relation to a migration decision.

Track Inquiry

Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


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Migration Amendment (Clarification of Jurisdiction) Bill 2018

On 15 February 2018 the Senate referred the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Clarification of Jurisdiction) Bill 2018 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 June 2018.

The deadline for submissions to this inquiry is 13 April 2018.

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