Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Visa Integrity) Bill 2006
Information about the inquiry
On 9 August 2006, the Senate
referred the above Bill to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation
Committee for inquiry and report by 11 September 2006.
proposes to amend the Migration Act 1958 to: provide certainty in
relation to the immigration clearance and immigration status of non-citizen
children born in Australia; harmonise certain offence provisions with the
Criminal Code; ensure that a security may be imposed for compliance with
visa conditions before grant; and clarify certain provisions in relation to
For additional information please refer to the previous Inquiry
into the Provisions of the Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002,
which can be located at the following link:
Submissions are being called for by 20 August 2006.
Submissions become Committee documents and are only made public after a
decision by the Committee. Unauthorised release of submissions is not
covered by parliamentary privilege. Further assistance can be obtained by
phoning the secretariat on (02) 6277 3560.
For further information, contact:
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600