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Jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Service Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

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1998-1999-2000-2001

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Service

Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 1 (lines 8 to 10), omit the clause, substitute:

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Items 5 to 28 of Schedule 1 do not commence if Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment (Judicial Review) Act 2001 commences on or before the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (3)  Items 26 and 27 of Schedule 1 do not commence if Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001 commences on or before the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (4)  Schedule 3 commences immediately after the later of the following:

                     (a)  the commencement of section 1;

                     (b)  the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment (Judicial Review) Act 2001 .

             (5)  Items 1, 2, 3 and 9 of Schedule 4 do not commence if Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment (Judicial Review) Act 2001 commences on or before the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (6)  Subject to subsection (5), items 1, 2, 3 and 9 of Schedule 4 commence immediately after the later of the following:

                     (a)  the commencement of section 1;

                     (b)  the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001 .

             (7)  Items 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10 of Schedule 4 commence immediately after the later of the following:

                     (a)  the commencement of section 1;

                     (b)  the commencement of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001 .

             (8)  Schedule 5 commences immediately after the later of the following:

                     (a)  the commencement of section 1;

                     (b)  the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 6) 2001 .

(2)     Clause 3, page 2 (line 2), omit “Each”, substitute “Subject to section 2, each”.

(3)     Heading to Schedule 1, page 3 (lines 2 and 3), at the end of the heading, add “ conferring jurisdiction on the Federal Magistrates Court in migration matters ”.

(4)     Schedule 1, heading to Part 1, page 3 (line 4), omit “ Amendments ”, substitute “ Amendment of the Migration Act 1958 ”.

(5)     Heading to Schedule 2, page 8 (line 2), omit “ Other amendments ”, substitute “ Amendment of other Acts conferring jurisdiction on the Federal Magistrates Court in migration matters ”.

(6)     Page 9 (after line 9), at the end of the bill, add:

Schedule 3 Amendments linked to the Migration Legislation Amendment (Judicial Review) Act 2001

Part 1 Amendment of the Migration Act 1958

1  Section 475A

After “ 1903 ”, insert “or section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 , or the jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Court under section 483A of this Act, section 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 or section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 ,”.

2  Paragraph 475A(b)

Omit “Court’s”, substitute “court’s”.

Note:       The heading to section 475A is altered by inserting “ or Federal Magistrates Court ” after “ Court ”.

3  Subsection 476(1)

Omit “, including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Federal Court does”, substitute “(including section 483A, sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 ,section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ), the Federal Court and the Federal Magistrates Court do”.

Note:       The heading to section 476 is altered by omitting “ does ” and substituting “ and Federal Magistrates Court do ”.

4  Subsection 476(2)

Omit “, including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Federal Court does”, substitute “(including section 483A, sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 ,section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ), the Federal Court and the Federal Magistrates Court do”.

5  Subsection 476(2A)

Omit “, including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Federal Court does”, substitute “(including section 483A, sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 ,section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ), the Federal Court and the Federal Magistrates Court do”.

6  Subsection 476(2B)

Omit “, including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Federal Court does”, substitute “(including section 483A, sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 ,section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ), the Federal Court and the Federal Magistrates Court do”.

7  Subsection 476(4)

After “Federal Court” (wherever occurring), insert “or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

8  After subsection 477(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  An application to the Federal Magistrates Court under section 483A for:

                     (a)  a writ of mandamus, prohibition or certiorari; or

                     (b)  an injunction or a declaration;

in respect of a privative clause decision in relation to which the jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Court is not excluded by section 476 must be made to the Federal Magistrates Court within 28 days of the notification of the decision.

9  Subsection 477(2)

After “Court”, insert “or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

10  Subsection 477(2)

After “subsection (1)”, insert “or (1A)”.

11  Section 478

Omit “subsection 477(1)”, substitute “section 477”.

12  Section 479

Omit “subsection 477(1)”, substitute “section 477”.

13  Subsection 480(1)

Omit “subsection 477(1)”, substitute “section 477”.

14  Subsection 480(2)

After “Court”, insert “or Federal Magistrates Court (as the case requires)”.

15  Section 481

Omit “subsection 477(1)”, substitute “section 477”.

16  After section 483

Insert:

483A   Jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Court

                   Subject to this Act and despite any other law, the Federal Magistrates Court has the same jurisdiction as the Federal Court in relation to a matter arising under this Act.

17  Subsection 484(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The jurisdiction of the Federal Court and the Federal Magistrates Court in relation to privative clause decisions is exclusive of the jurisdiction of all other courts, other than the jurisdiction of the High Court under section 75 of the Constitution.

Note:       The heading to section 484 is altered by inserting “ and Federal Magistrates Court ” after “ Court ”.

Part 2 Application of amendments

18  Application of amendments

The amendments of the Migration Act 1958 made by this Schedule apply in relation to applications made under section 477 of that Act after the commencement of this item.

(7)     Page 9 (after line 9), at the end of the bill, add:

Schedule 4 Amendments linked to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001

Part 1 Amendment of the Migration Act 1958

1  Subsection 485(3)

Omit “under section 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Court”, substitute “or the Federal Magistrates Court under section 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 or section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 , the court”.

2  Subsection 485(4)

After “Court”, insert “or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

3  Section 485A

Omit “, including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Federal Court does not have”, substitute “(including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ), neither the Federal Court nor the Federal Magistrates Court has”.

Note:       The heading to section 485A is altered by omitting “ does ” and substituting “ and Federal Magistrates Court do ”.

4  Subsection 486B(1)

Omit “or the Federal Court”, substitute “, the Federal Court or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

5  Subsection 486C(1)

After “Court”, insert “or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

Note:       The heading to section 486C is altered by inserting “ or Federal Magistrates Court ” after “ Court ”.

6  Subsection 486C(2) (note)

Omit “has”, substitute “and the Federal Magistrates Court have”.

7  Subsection 486C(3)

After “ 1903 ”, insert “, section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ”.

8  After subsection 486C(3)

Insert:

          (3A)  This section applies to proceedings in the Federal Magistrates Court’s jurisdiction under Part 8 of this Act, section 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 or any other law.

Part 2 Application of amendments

9  Application of amendments made by items 1, 2 and 3

The amendments of the Migration Act 1958 made by items 1, 2 and 3 of this Schedule apply in relation to proceedings instituted after the commencement of this item.

10  Application of amendments made by items 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

The amendments of the Migration Act 1958 made by items 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of this Schedule apply in relation to proceedings instituted after the commencement of this item.

(8)     Page 9 (after line 9), at the end of the bill, add:

Schedule  5 Amendment linked to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 6) 2001

Part 1 Amendment of the Migration Act 1958

1  Subsection 91X(1)

Omit “or the Federal Court”, substitute “, the Federal Court or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

Note:       The heading to section 91X is altered by omitting “ or the Federal Court ” and substituting “ , the Federal Court or the Federal Magistrates Court ”.

Part 2 Application of amendment

2  Application of amendment

The amendment of the Migration Act 1958 made by this Schedule applies in relation to proceedings instituted after the commencement of this item.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

27 September 2001