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Border Protection (Validation and Enforcement Powers) Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

Border Protection (Validation and Enforcement Powers) Act 2001

 

No. 126, 2001



 

 

 

 

Border Protection (Validation and Enforcement Powers) Act 2001

 

No. 126, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to validate the actions of the Commonwealth and others in relation to the MV Tampa and other vessels, and to provide increased powers to protect Australia’s borders, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                2

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 2

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

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

Part 2—Validation of certain actions                                                                            3

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Action to which this Part applies....................................................... 3

6............ Action to which this Part applies taken to be lawful......................... 3

7............ No proceedings in respect of action to which this Part applies......... 4

8............ Compensation for acquisition of property......................................... 4

9............ Jurisdiction of High Court.................................................................. 5

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Customs Act 1901                                             6

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                        10

 



Border Protection (Validation and Enforcement Powers) Act 2001

No. 126, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to validate the actions of the Commonwealth and others in relation to the MV Tampa and other vessels, and to provide increased powers to protect Australia’s borders, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 27 September 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts: