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Migration Legislation Amendment (Restoration of Rights and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2007 [2008]
2004

 

 

2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Restoration of Rights and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Senator Bartlett)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 to restore rights and procedural fairness to persons affected by decisions taken under that Act, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 1

Schedule 2—Amendments providing for the restoration of fair process 1

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      1

Schedule 3—Amendments providing for the duration of detention        1

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      1

Schedule 4—Amendments providing for the return to procedural fairness          1

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      1

Schedule 5—Amendments providing for the provisions relating to character and conduct        1

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      1

Schedule 6—Amendments providing for the end of mandatory detention             1

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      1

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 to restore rights and procedural fairness to persons affected by decisions taken under that Act, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment (Restoration of Rights and Procedural Fairness) Act 2007 .

2   Commencement

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

3   Schedules

                   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.