Migration Amendment (Character Cancellation Consequential Provisions) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

17 March 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-391-0

View the report as a single document - (PDF 497KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 25KB)
Recommendations (PDF 5KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 95KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Purpose of the Bill
Overview of the Bill
Consideration by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
Consideration by the Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 116KB)

Definition of 'character concern' (items 1-3)
Implications of visa cancellation
Retrospective application
Committee view
Recommendation 1
Recommendation 2

Dissenting Report from the Australian Greens (PDF 89KB)

Recommendation 1

Appendix 1 (PDF 4KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Subsections 501(6) and (7) of the Migration Act 1958 (PDF 122KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560