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Migration Legislation Amendment (The Bali Process) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP

Summary

Responds to the High Court’s decision in Plaintiff M70/2011 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship [2011] HCA 32 by amending the: Migration Act 1958 to replace the existing framework for taking offshore entry persons to another country for assessment of their claims to be refugees; and Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946 in relation to the making and implementation of any decision to remove, deport or take a non-citizen child from Australia. The amendments made by this proposed Act have effect only for a period of 12 months.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 19/03/12  
Second reading moved 19/03/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 31/05/12  
Second reading debate 31/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 31/05/12  
Consideration in detail debate 27/06/12 Amendment details: 1 Independent agreed to
Third reading agreed to 27/06/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/06/12  
Second reading moved 28/06/12  
Second reading debate 28/06/12  
Second reading negatived 28/06/12  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

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  • Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

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  • Replacement revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
WILKIE, Andrew, MP

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  • Non-Government
MORRISON, Scott, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7254]
ABETZ, Sen Eric

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes