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Migration Amendment (Excision from Migration Zone) Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment (Excision from Migration Zone) Act 2001

 

No. 127, 2001



 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment (Excision from Migration Zone) Act 2001

 

No. 127, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to excise certain Australian territory from the migration zone under the Migration Act 1958 for purposes related to unauthorised arrivals, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Application of amendments............................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                          3

 



Migration Amendment (Excision from Migration Zone) Act 2001

No. 127, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to excise certain Australian territory from the migration zone under the Migration Act 1958 for purposes related to unauthorised arrivals, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 27 September 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment (Excision from Migration Zone) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4   Application of amendments

                   The amendments made by this Act apply to a visa application made after the excision time for the excised offshore place concerned.

Example:    If a person becomes an offshore entry person by entering Australia at Christmas Island, then the amendments apply to any visa application made by the person after 2 pm on 8 September 2001 by legal time in the Australian Capital Territory.