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Migration Amendment (Health Care for Asylum Seekers) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah; DI NATALE, Sen Richard

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: require the minister to establish a health advisory panel to monitor, assess and report on the health of offshore entry persons who are taken to regional processing countries; establish the qualifications of members appointed to the panel; outline how the panel will carry out its functions; require the panel to report every six months on the health of offshore entry persons to the Parliament; and provide the panel with specific powers to obtain certain information.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/09/12  
Second reading moved 11/09/12  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

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
  • Referred to Committee (13/09/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (07/12/2012)
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