Provisions of the Migration Litigation Reform Bill 2005

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Provisions of the Migration Litigation Reform Bill 2005

11 May 2005

© Commonwealth of Australia 2005
ISBN 0 642 71512 2

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Members of the Legislation Committee (PDF 87KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 105KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 115KB)
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references
Chapter 2 - Overview of the Bill (PDF 138KB)
Significant provisions of the Bill
Chapter 3 - Key Issues (PDF 271KB)
Powers of summary dismissal
Deterring 'unmeritorious' proceedings
Imposition of time limits for judicial review
Constitutional validity of a 'purported privative clause decision'
Possible alternative approaches
Labor Senators additional comments (PDF 113KB)
Australian Democrats dissenting report (PDF 109KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 82KB)
Appendix 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the Committee (PDF 106KB)

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
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