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Migration Amendment (Regional Processing Arrangements) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to provide statutory authority for the Commonwealth to provide assistance to other countries to carry into effect arrangements for the processing and management of unauthorised maritime arrivals who have been taken to regional processing countries, including the expenditure of Commonwealth money on these arrangements.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/15  
Second reading moved 24/06/15  
Second reading debate 24/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/06/15  
Second reading moved 25/06/15  
Second reading debate 25/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 25/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 25/06/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 25/06/15  
Assent 30/06/15 Act no.: 104 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7738]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Liberal Democratic Party [sheet 7740]
LEYONHJELM, Sen David

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes