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Migration Amendment (Employer Sanctions) Bill 2006 [2007]


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to introduce new offences for employers, labour suppliers and other persons who allow non-citizens to work in Australia illegally. Also amends the Crimes Act 1914 to provide certain protections for children involved in proceedings in relation to the new employer sanctions offences.

Progress of bill

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

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29/03/06  
Second reading moved 29/03/06  
Second reading debate 04/09/06  
Second reading debate 05/09/06  
Second reading agreed to 06/09/06  
Third reading agreed to 06/09/06  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06/09/06  
Second reading moved 07/02/07  
Second reading agreed to 07/02/07  
Third reading agreed to 07/02/07  
     
Assent 19/02/07 Act no.: 7 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 4911]
NETTLE, Kerry

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)