Second Reading Speeches

Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008 [2009]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Migration Act 1958
to: clarify that the Migration Review Tribunal and the Refugee Review Tribunal may invite either orally or in writing, review applicants or third parties to give information; reinstate uniform time limits for applying for judicial review of a migration decision in the Federal Magistrates Court, Federal Court and High Court; and limit the appeals against judgments by the Federal Magistrates Court and the Federal Court that make an order or refuse to make an order to extend time to apply for judicial review of migration decisions.