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Part 3—Other matters

Part 3 Other matters

   

17   Exclusion of procedural fairness

                   The Minister is not required to observe any requirements of procedural fairness in exercising a power under this Act.

18   Interaction with Australian Passports Act 2005

             (1)  If a temporary exclusion order specifies one or more of the following:

                     (a)  that the person must surrender an Australian travel document to a specified person or body;

                     (b)  that the person is not permitted to apply for an Australian travel document;

                     (c)  that the person is not permitted to obtain an Australian travel document;

the person is taken, for the purposes of section 12 of the Australian Passports Act 2005 , to be prevented from travelling internationally.

             (2)  If a return permit specifies a condition mentioned in paragraph 12(6)(l), (m) or (n), the person is taken, for the purposes of section 12 of the Australian Passports Act 2005 , to be prevented from travelling internationally.

             (3)  This section is enacted for the avoidance of doubt.

19   Rules

             (1)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, make rules prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed by the rules; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, the rules may not do the following:

                     (a)  create an offence or civil penalty;

                     (b)  provide powers of:

                              (i)  arrest or detention; or

                             (ii)  entry, search or seizure;

                     (c)  impose a tax;

                     (d)  set an amount to be appropriated from the Consolidated Revenue Fund under an appropriation in this Act;

                     (e)  directly amend the text of this Act.