Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020 [Provisions]

On 14 May 2020 the Senate referred the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 5 August 2020.

The deadline for submissions to the inquiry is 11 June 2020.

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
legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The bill amends the Migration Act 1958 to allow the Minister to classify things, such as drugs and mobile phones, as ‘prohibited’ in relation to immigration detention facilities and detainees. The bill also includes a new statutory search power.



Past Public Hearings

03 Jul 2020: Canberra

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Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

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