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Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2012

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2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2012

 

 

( 1 )     Schedule 1 , item 25 , page 10 (after line 12) , after section 198AD , insert:

198ADA  12 month limit on transfer to regional processing country

             (1)  The Minister must ensure that a person who is transferred to a regional processing country under section 198AD is transferred to Australia no later than 12 months after the day on which the person arrived in the regional processing country.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to a person who is not in the regional processing country 12 months after the day on which the person arrived in the country.

             (3)  Section 198AD does not apply in relation to a person who is transferred to Australia under subsection (1).

[12 month limit on transfer]