Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2019 [Provisions]

On 4 July 2019 the Senate referred the provisions of the Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2019 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 13 September 2019.

The deadline for submissions to the inquiry is 7 August 2019.

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560

About this inquiry

The bill would amend the Migration Act 1958 and the Migration Regulations 1994 to prevent unauthorised maritime arrivals who were at least 18 years of age and were taken to a regional processing country after 19 July 2013 from making a valid application for an Australian visa.

Past Public Hearings

22 Aug 2019: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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