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Migration Amendment (Offshore Resources Activity) Bill 2013


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

Summary

Implements recommendations of the Migration Maritime Taskforce by amending the Migration Act 1958 to provide that foreign workers who participate in, or support, offshore resources activities are taken to be in the migration zone and are required to hold a visa.

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 30/05/13  
Second reading moved 30/05/13  
Second reading debate 17/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/13  
Second reading moved 19/06/13  
Second reading debate 27/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 27/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 27/06/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 27/06/13  
Assent 29/06/13 Act no.: 117 of 2013
     

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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  • Regulation impact statement

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  • Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

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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 (18/06/2013): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (26/06/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )