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Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(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)......................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Protection visas                                                                                            4

Part 1—Amendments commencing on day after Royal Assent               4

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      4

Part 2—Amendments commencing on Proclamation                                    5

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      5

Part 3—Application                                                                                                        9

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to Australia’s protection obligations under certain international instruments                                                                                                  10

Part 1—Amendments commencing on the day after Royal Assent     10

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    10

Part 2—Contingent amendments                                                                           13

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    13

Schedule 3—Unauthorised maritime arrivals and transitory persons 16

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   16

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    16

Part 2—Application and transitional                                                                    19

Schedule 4—Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal               21

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   21

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    21

Part 2—Application                                                                                                      38



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 (Protection and Other Measures) Act 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.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

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 1, Part 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 2, item 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

However, if the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Act 2014 receives the Royal Assent before that day, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

7.  Schedule 2, item 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 2, Part 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Act 2014 .

However, if that Schedule does not commence, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

9.  Schedule 3

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.

 

10.  Schedule 4

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.

 

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.