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Migration Amendment (Streamlining Visa Processing) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: enable the minister to specify groups of applicants who are required to provide one or more personal identifiers to have a valid visa application; render a visa application invalid if the applicant is required to provide one or more personal identifiers but does not provide them; and enable personal identifiers to be provided either by way of an identification test, or by another way specified by the minister.

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 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 11/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/09/19  
Second reading moved 11/09/19  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Centre Alliance [sheet 8694]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (24/07/2019): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 3 of 2019
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (30/07/2019): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 3 of 2019