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Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2010

 

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Senator Hanson-Young)

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 in relation to asylum seekers and immigration detention, to restore rights and procedural fairness to persons affected by decisions taken under the Act, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                       3

Part 1—Amendment establishing asylum seeker principles                        3

Part 2—Amendments facilitating judicial review of detention decisions               4

Part 3—Amendments repealing excised offshore places provisions      7

Part 4—Amendments restoring fair process and procedural fairness    9

Part 5—Amendments relating to the duration of detention                     12

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 13

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 in relation to asylum seekers and immigration detention, to restore rights and procedural fairness to persons affected by decisions taken under the Act, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Act 2010 .

2   Commencement

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.