Provisions of the Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006

Provisions of the Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006

13 June 2006

© Commonwealth of Australia 2006
ISBN 0 642 71669 2

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Members of the Legislation Committee (PDF 15KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 9KB)
Recommendations (PDF 13KB)
Chapter One - Introduction (PDF 12KB)

Background and purpose of the Bill
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references

Chapter Two - Overview of the Bill (PDF 36KB)

Background to the Bill
Main Provisions

Chapter Three - Key issues (PDF 183KB)

Domestic issues
Breach of Australia's obligations under international law
Foreign policy concerns
Committee view

Dissenting report by the Australian Labor Party (PDF 10KB)
Additional comments by the Australian Democrats (PDF 38KB)
Minority report by Australian Greens (PDF 33KB)

Politicisation of refugee processing
Human rights concerns
Mental health concerns
Impact on families
Impact on children
Naval interceptions
Papua New Guinea

Appendix 1 (PDF 18KB)

Submissions received
Tabled documents

Appendix 2 (PDF 13KB)

Witnesses who appeared before the Committee
   Canberra, Friday 26 May 2006
   Sydney, Tuesday 6 June 2006

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Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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