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Deterring People Smuggling Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: clarify that a non-citizen has, at a particular time, no lawful right to come to Australia if at that time the person does not meet requirements for lawfully coming to Australia under domestic law; and apply this clarification retrospectively to 16 December 1999.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/11/11  
Second reading moved 01/11/11  
Second reading debate 01/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 01/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 01/11/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/11/11  
Second reading moved 02/11/11  
Second reading debate 25/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 25/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 25/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25/11/11  
Assent 29/11/11 Act no.: 135 of 2011
     

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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  • Replacement 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
  • Referred to Committee (03/11/2011): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (21/11/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )