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Migration Legislation Amendment (The Bali Process) Bill 2012

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2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (The Bali Process) Bill 2012

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 27, page 6 (lines 26 to 29), omit paragraph 198AA(e), substitute:

                     (e)  the designation of a country to be an offshore assessment country need be determined only by reference to the fact that the country is a party to the Refugees Convention or the Refugees Protocol.

[designation of a country to be an offshore assessment country]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 27, page 7 (lines 1 to 4), omit subsection 198AB(2), substitute:

             (2)  The only conditions for the exercise of the power under subsection (1) are that the Minister thinks that it is in the national interest to designate the country to be an offshore assessment country, and that the country is a party to the Refugees Convention or the Refugees Protocol.

[designation of a country to be an offshore assessment country]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 27, page 8 (lines 31 and 32), omit paragraph 198AC(2)(f), substitute:

                      (f)  a copy of the instruments of accession by the country to the Refugees Convention or the Refugees Protocol.

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