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Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship

Summary

In response to certain recommendations of the Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee’s reports A Sanctuary under Review: An Examination of Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Determination Processes and Administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958 and the Senate Select Committee report Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, the bill amends the Migration Act 1958 to introduce complementary protection arrangements to allow all claims by visa applicants that may engage Australia’s non-refoulement obligations to be considered under a single protection visa application process.

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 24/02/11  
Second reading moved 24/02/11  
Second reading debate 11/05/11  
Second reading debate 12/05/11  
Second reading debate 25/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 25/05/11  
Third reading agreed to 25/05/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/11  
Second reading moved 14/06/11  
Second reading debate 19/09/11  
Second reading agreed to 19/09/11  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19/09/11  
Assent 14/10/11 Act no.: 121 of 2011
     

Text of bill

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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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes