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Migration Amendment (Abolishing Detention Debt) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: remove the liability for immigration detention and related costs for certain persons and liable parties and extinguish all outstanding immigration detention debts; and ensure regulations can no longer prescribe sponsorship undertakings or obligations that include payments to the Commonwealth in relation to the cost of a person’s immigration detention.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/03/09  
Second reading moved 18/03/09  
Discharged from Notice Paper 25/06/09  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

    Bills Digest



    Notes