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Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to expand the offshore processing regime currently applying to offshore entry persons and transitory persons to include all persons arriving at mainland Australia unlawfully by sea on or after 13 April 2006. Also provides for: the exemption of certain persons not intended to be caught by the regime, including New Zealand citizens, permanent residents of Norfolk Island and persons brought to Australia purely for Customs Act 1901 purposes; an independent review of the operation of the amendments in the bill, after two years; and offshore processing arrangements to revert to those in place previously, after five years.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/05/06  
Second reading moved 11/05/06  
Second reading agreed to 10/08/06  
Consideration in detail debate 10/08/06 Amendment details: 23 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 10/08/06  
     
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 14/08/06  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/12/08  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet QQ303]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes