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Schedule 3—Immigration clearance

Schedule 3 Immigration clearance

   

Migration Act 1958

1  Paragraph 32(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a non-citizen who satisfies subsection (2A); or

2  After subsection 32(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  A non-citizen satisfies this subsection if the non-citizen:

                     (a)  is a New Zealand citizen and holds a New Zealand passport that is in force; and

                     (b)  has done either or both of the following as required by one or more officers or authorised systems:

                              (i)  presented his or her passport to an officer or an authorised system;

                             (ii)  provided to an authorised system one or more personal identifiers; and

                     (c)  is neither a behaviour concern non-citizen nor a health concern non-citizen.

3  Subsection 32(3)

Omit “subparagraph (2)(a)(i)”, substitute “subparagraph (2A)(b)(i)”.

4  Subsection 166(1)

After “delay”, insert “, do any one or more of the following things as required by one or more clearance authorities”.

5  Subparagraph 166(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “person; and”, substitute “person;”.

6  Paragraph 166(1)(b)

Omit “regulations; and”, substitute “regulations;”.

7  Paragraph 166(1)(c)

Omit “authority; and”, substitute “authority;”.

8  Paragraph 166(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  provide to an authorised system one or more personal identifiers.

9  Subsections 166(3) and (4)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

Complying with paragraph (1)(a) or (b)

             (3)  If a person is required to do a thing mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) or (b), then, subject to section 167, the person must do that thing in the prescribed way.

             (4)  If a person is required to do a thing mentioned in subparagraph (1)(a)(i), the person is taken to have done that thing if a clearance officer knows or reasonably believes that the person is an Australian citizen.

10  Paragraph 167(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the person is required to do a thing mentioned in paragraph 166(1)(a), (b), (c) or (d); and

                     (c)  with the permission of a clearance officer, the person does that thing on the vessel on which the person travels to Australia at a time before entering Australia;

11  Subsection 167(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  If:

                     (a)  a person proposes to travel to Australia on a pre-cleared flight; and

                     (b)  the person is required to do a thing mentioned in paragraph 166(1)(a), (b), (c) or (d); and

                     (c)  the person does that thing before beginning the pre-cleared flight;

the person is taken to have complied with section 166.

12  Section 170 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

170   Persons on overseas vessels to present certain evidence of identity etc.

13  Subsection 170(1)

Omit all the words before paragraph (a), substitute:

             (1)  A person, whether a citizen or a non-citizen, who travels, or appears to intend to travel, on an overseas vessel from a port to another port must, without unreasonable delay, do any one or more of the following things as required by one or more clearance authorities:

14  Paragraph 170(1)(a)

Omit “to present”, substitute “present”.

15  Paragraph 170(1)(a)

Omit “identity; and”, substitute “identity;”.

16  Paragraph 170(1)(b)

Omit “to provide”, substitute “provide”.

17  Paragraph 170(1)(b)

Omit “regulations; and”, substitute “regulations;”.

18  Paragraph 170(1)(c)

Omit “to comply”, substitute “comply”.

19  Paragraph 170(1)(c)

Omit “authority; and”, substitute “authority;”.

20  Paragraph 170(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  provide to an authorised system one or more personal identifiers.

21  Subsection 170(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  If a person is required to do a thing mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) or (b), the person must do that thing in the prescribed way.

22  Paragraph 171(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  required to present evidence of a kind referred to in paragraph 166(1)(a) cannot present that evidence; and

23  Subsection 172(3)

Omit “if the person”, substitute “if”.

24  Paragraph 172(3)(a)

Before “is with”, insert “the person”.

25  Paragraph 172(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  either of the following applies:

                              (i)  the person’s visa is cancelled;

                             (ii)  if the person is required to do a thing mentioned in paragraph 166(1)(a), (b), (c) or (d)—the person refuses or is unable to do that thing.

26  Subsection 175(1)

Omit all the words before paragraph (a), substitute:

             (1)  A person, whether a citizen or a non-citizen, who is on board, or about to board, a vessel that is due to depart from a place in Australia to a place outside Australia (whether or not after calling at other places in Australia) must, without unreasonable delay, do any one or more of the following things as required by one or more clearance authorities:

27  Subparagraph 175(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “Australia; and”, substitute “Australia;”.

28  Paragraph 175(1)(b)

Omit “regulations; and”, substitute “regulations;”.

29  Paragraph 175(1)(c)

Omit “authority; and”, substitute “authority;”.

30  Paragraph 175(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  provide to an authorised system one or more personal identifiers.

31  Subsection 175(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  If a person is required to do a thing mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) or (b), the person must do that thing in the prescribed way.

32  Paragraph 190(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  did either of the following:

                              (i)  bypassed, attempted to bypass, or appeared to attempt to bypass, immigration clearance;

                             (ii)  went to a clearance authority but did not do, or was not able to do, a thing mentioned in subsection 166(1) that the person was required to do by a clearance authority.

33  Subparagraph 271(1)(j)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  failed to produce to an officer or authorised entry system a passport when required to do so by that officer or system; or

34  Subparagraph 271(1)(j)(ii)

After “officer”, insert “or authorised entry system”.

35  Subsection 271(4)

Insert:

authorised entry system means an authorised system for the purposes of:

                     (a)  section 32, 166, 170 or 172; or

                     (b)  paragraph (b) of the definition of clearance authority in section 165.