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Jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Service Legislation Amendment Bill 2001
Schedule 4 Amendments linked to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001

Part 1 Amendment of the Migration Act 1958

1  Subsection 485(3)

Omit “under section 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Court”, substitute “or the Federal Magistrates Court under section 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 or section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 , the court”.

2  Subsection 485(4)

After “Court”, insert “or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

3  Section 485A

Omit “, including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , the Federal Court does not have”, substitute “(including sections 39B and 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ), neither the Federal Court nor the Federal Magistrates Court has”.

Note:       The heading to section 485A is altered by omitting “ does ” and substituting “ and Federal Magistrates Court do ”.

4  Subsection 486B(1)

Omit “or the Federal Court”, substitute “, the Federal Court or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

5  Subsection 486C(1)

After “Court”, insert “or the Federal Magistrates Court”.

Note:       The heading to section 486C is altered by inserting “ or Federal Magistrates Court ” after “ Court ”.

6  Subsection 486C(2) (note)

Omit “has”, substitute “and the Federal Magistrates Court have”.

7  Subsection 486C(3)

After “ 1903 ”, insert “, section 39 of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 ”.

8  After subsection 486C(3)

Insert:

          (3A)  This section applies to proceedings in the Federal Magistrates Court’s jurisdiction under Part 8 of this Act, section 44 of the Judiciary Act 1903 , section 32AB of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 or any other law.