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Migration Amendment (Special Protection Scheme for Afghan Coalition Employees) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: create a class of special protection visas for non-citizens who are refugees under Article 1A of the Refugees Convention and who are subject to persecution in their home country because they worked assisting either the International Security Assistance Force, the Australian Embassy or a subcontractor for a Commonwealth defence agency in Afghanistan for at least 12 months; and extend eligibility to family members of a holder of a special protection visa.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/11/12  
Second reading moved 20/11/12  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

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