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Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Immigration and Citizenship)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to migration, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to merits review                                         3

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      3

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to judicial review                                      5

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      5

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to appeals against extension of time decisions             8

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      8

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to migration, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2008 .

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 on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1, 2 and 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

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

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or 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.