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Immigration (Education) Amendment Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship

Summary

Amends the Immigration (Education) Act 1971 to implement the Adult Migrant English Program by: removing annual administration fees for English courses; providing that certain New Zealand citizens are unable to access English courses; extending the registration period in an English course from three to six months; providing that English courses are completed within five years; clarifying eligibility for English courses; and enabling the secretary to extend registration, commencement and completion timeframes for English courses retrospectively.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17/03/10  
Second reading moved 17/03/10  
Referred to Main Committee 24/05/10  
Second reading debate 23/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 23/06/10  
Reported from Main Committee 23/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 23/06/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/10  
Second reading moved 24/06/10  
Second reading debate 24/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/10  
Assent 14/07/10 Act no.: 112 - Year: 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes