Second Reading Speeches

Migration Amendment (Declared Countries) Bill 2011

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Amends the:

Migration Act 1958
to provide that a ministerial declaration specifying that a country provides certain procedures and protections for offshore entry persons is a legislative instrument; and
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
to provide that the ministerial declaration is subject to disallowance by either House of the Parliament.