Second Reading Speeches

Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Migration Act 1958
to: amend the character test by providing grounds to consider visa cancellation or refusal where a non-citizen has been convicted of offences involving violence against a person, weapons, breaching of an apprehended violence order (or similar) or non-consensual sexual acts; and make consequential amendments.