Second Reading Speeches

Migration Amendment (Mandatory Detention) Bill 2005

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
BROWN, Sen Bob
NETTLE, Kerry
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
41

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Summary

Amends the

Migration Act 1958
to: abolish temporary protection visas; ensure that detention of children is a last resort; provide for judicial review of immigration detention; limit the period of time that asylum seekers are detained; and provide for the Federal Court to impose on detainees certain conditions of release.