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Migration and Other Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Integrity) Bill 2017


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

Summary

Amends the: Migration Act 1958 to: enable the publication of information in relation to sponsor sanctions; clarify the circumstances in which merits review is available for visas that require an approved nomination; and correct certain references to the Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, Migration Act 1958 and Taxation Administration Act 1953 to enable the department to collect, record, store and use tax file numbers for prescribed purposes in relation to prescribed visas.

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 16/08/17  
Second reading moved 16/08/17  
Second reading debate 27/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 27/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 27/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/18  
Second reading moved 19/03/18  
Second reading debate 23/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 23/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 23/08/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 23/08/18  
Assent 31/08/18 Act no: 90 - Year: 2018
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (17/08/2017): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (17/10/2017)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (05/09/2017): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 11 of 2017
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (06/09/2017): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 12 of 2017
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)