Report

Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014 [Provisions]

22 September 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-088-9

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 233KB)
 
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 4KB)
 
CHAPTER 1 (PDF 108KB)

The referral
Rationale for the bill
Conduct of the inquiry
Consideration of the bill by other committees
Financial Impact Statement
Acknowledgement
Notes on references

 
CHAPTER 2 - Key issues (PDF 196KB)

Improved efficiency of onshore protection status determination processes
Clarifying the risk threshold for Australia's non-refoulement obligations
Streamlining the statutory bars that preclude making visa applications
Improving tribunal processes and administration
Application of the bill

 
LABOR SENATORS' ADDITIONAL COMMENTS (PDF 88KB)

Introduction
Meaning and application of the threshold for complementary protection
Changes to the delivery of decisions by tribunals

 
DISSENTING REPORT BY AUSTRALIAN GREENS (PDF 168KB)

Introduction
Burden of Proof
Increasing the risk threshold to ‘more likely than not’
Bogus Documentation
Family Reunion
New claims or evidence before the Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT)
Tribunal processes
Retrospectivity
Conclusion 

 
APPENDIX 1 (PDF 9KB)
Submissions received
Additional information
Correspondence
Response to questions on notice
 
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearing (PDF 7KB)

For further information, contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
Email: legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

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

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