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Migration Amendment Bill 2013

2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Immigration and Border Protection)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 4

Schedule 1—When decisions are made and finally determined                 5

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      5

Schedule 2—Bar on further applications for protection visas                  13

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    13

Schedule 3—Security assessments                                                                               15

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    15

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment Act 2013 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2, items 1 and 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, item 3

Immediately after the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 4

Immediately after the commencement of item 10 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if that item commences before or on the same day as the provision(s) covered by table item 4.

 

6.  Schedule 2, item 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 3, item 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 3, item 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if item 17 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Act 2013 commences before or on the same day as the provision(s) covered by table item 7.

 

9.  Schedule 3, item 3

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 17 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

10.  Schedule 3, item 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if item 17 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Act 2013 commences before or on the same day as the provision(s) covered by table item 7.

 

11.  Schedule 3, item 5

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 17 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

12.  Schedule 3, items 6 and 7

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act 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.