Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

22 November 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-488-7

View the report as a single document - (PDF 525KB)
View the Corrigendum - (PDF 5KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 24KB)
Recommendation (PDF 4KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 97KB)

Conduct of inquiry
Overview of the bill
Inquiry timeframe
Structure of this report

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 134KB)

Purpose of the bill
Interpretation of the lifetime ban
Potential impact on families
Ministerial discretion
Committee view

Dissenting Report by the Labor Senators (PDF 114KB)

The bill would not achieve its stated aims or the Government's stated policy intent
The effects of the bill
International legal instruments
Ministerial discretion
Concluding remarks

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens (PDF 74KB)
Appendix 1 (PDF 80KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 60KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 63KB)

Answers to questions on notice

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560