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Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: remove the criterion for the grant of a protection visa on the basis of complementary protection grounds; and make consequential amendments.

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 04/12/13  
Second reading moved 04/12/13  
Second reading debate 11/12/13  
Second reading agreed to 11/12/13  
Third reading agreed to 11/12/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/12/13  
Second reading moved 11/12/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (05/12/2013): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (18/03/2014)
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