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Migration Legislation Amendment (Temporary Protection Visas Repeal) Bill 2006 [2008]

 

 

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Temporary Protection Visas Repeal) Bill 2006

 

No.      , 2006

 

(Senator Bartlett)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Regulations 1994 to remove the category of Temporary Protection Visas, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Transitional......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Migration Regulations 1994                     3

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Regulations 1994 to remove the category of Temporary Protection Visas, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment (Temporary Protection Visas Repeal) Act 2006 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4   Transitional

             (1)  On the commencement of this Act, persons holding a Temporary Protection visa (Class XA, Subclass 785) will be deemed to hold a Protection visa (Class XA, Subclass 866).

             (2)  On the commencement of this Act, the Minister must assess the applications of persons who have applied for a Temporary Protection visa (Class XA, Subclass 785) as though this Act had not commenced. If their application is successful, the applicant will then be deemed to hold a Protection visa (Class XA, Subclass 866).