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Migration Legislation Amendment (Parents and Other Measures) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Parents and Other Measures) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Immigration and Multicultural Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to migration and Medicare, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Eligibility for Medicare benefits                                                       3

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                         3

Schedule 2—Visa Application Charge                                                                       5

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      5

Schedule 3—Parent visas                                                                                                    6

Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                      6

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to migration and Medicare, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment (Parents and Other Measures) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Sections 1, 2 and 3 commence on the day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Schedule 1 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  If Schedule 1 does not commence under subsection (2) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (4)  Schedule 2 commences, or is taken to have commenced, immediately after the commencement of the Migration (Visa Application) Charge Amendment Act 2000.

             (5)  Subject to subsections (6) and (7), Schedule 3 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation. However, the day fixed must not be before the day after the day on which the Migration (Visa Application) Charge Amendment Act 2000 receives the Royal Assent.

             (6)  Subject to subsection (7), if Schedule 3 does not commence under subsection (5) within the period of 7 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (7)  If the Migration (Visa Application) Charge Amendment Act 2000 has not received the Royal Assent within the period of 6 months after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, Schedule 3 to this Act is repealed on the first day after the end of that period.

3   Schedule(s)

             (1)  Subject to section 2, each Act, and each regulation, that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

             (2)  The amendment of any regulation under subsection (1) does not prevent the regulation, as so amended, from being amended or repealed by the Governor-General.

             (3)  To avoid doubt, regulations amended under subsection (1) are taken to still be regulations.