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Migration Legislation Amendment (Electronic Transactions and Methods of Notification) Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Electronic Transactions and Methods of Notification) Act 2001

 

No. 58, 2001



 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Electronic Transactions and Methods of Notification) Act 2001

 

No. 58, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend migration and citizenship legislation, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments to facilitate electronic communications            3

Australian Citizenship Act 1948                                                                               3

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      4

Schedule 2—Amendments to facilitate computer-based decision making   6

Australian Citizenship Act 1948                                                                               6

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      8

Schedule 3—Amendments about giving and receiving documents            11

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    11

Schedule 4—Technical amendments                                                                           31

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    31

Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1998                                          31

 



Migration Legislation Amendment (Electronic Transactions and Methods of Notification) Act 2001

No. 58, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to amend migration and citizenship legislation, and for other purposes

[ Assented to 28 June 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment (Electronic Transactions and Methods of Notification) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  Subject to subsections (3) to (6), if this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (3)  If Schedule 14 to the Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2001 commences before the commencement of item 1 of Schedule 1 to this Act, Schedule 3 to this Act does not commence.

             (4)  Item 1 of Schedule 4 to this Act commences at the same time as item 3 of Schedule 2 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000 .

             (5)  Item 2 of Schedule 4 to this Act commences immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 2 to the Migration Legislation Amendment (Overseas Students) Act 2000 .

             (6)  Item 3 of Schedule 4 to this Act commences immediately after the commencement of item 12 of Schedule 3 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1998 .

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, 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.