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Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Immigration and Border Protection)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Applications for visas                                                                              3

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      3

Schedule 2—Removal of unlawful non-citizens                                                   7

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      7

Schedule 3—Recovery of costs from certain persons                                       8

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      8

Schedule 4—Authorised recipients                                                                             10

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    10

Schedule 5—Crimes Act warrants etc.                                                                    14

Australian Citizenship Act 2007                                                                             14

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    15

Schedule 6—Miscellaneous                                                                                              17

Part 1—Procedural fairness requirements                                                          17

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    17

Part 2—Removing redundant references                                                           18

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    18

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2014 .

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.  Schedules 1 to 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 6, Part 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

4.  Schedule 6, Part 2

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.