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Migration Legislation Amendment (Code of Procedure Harmonisation) Bill 2016


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

Summary

Further to the Tribunals Amalgamation Act 2015, the bill amends the: Migration Act 1958 to: harmonise and streamline provisions in relation to the code of procedure for review of decisions by the Migration and Refugee Division (MRD) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; clarify the operation of certain provisions relating to the conduct of review; clarify the notification requirements in relation to oral decisions of the MRD; and make technical amendments in relation to the giving of documents and the mechanism for review of decisions by the Immigration Assessment Authority in relation to family groups; and Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 to 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 30/11/16  
Second reading moved 30/11/16  
     

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 (01/12/2016): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/02/2017)
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