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Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: enable the minister to determine, by legislative instrument, prohibited things in relation to immigration detention facilities and detainees; enable authorised officers and assistants to search Commonwealth immigration detention facilities without a warrant; strengthen the search and seizure and screening powers of authorised officers; and enable the minister to issue binding written directions to authorised officers in relation to the exercise of their seizure powers.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/05/20  
Second reading moved 14/05/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (14/05/2020): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Report due 05/08/2020