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Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Bill 2002

2002

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Bill 2002

 

No.      , 2002

 

(Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 1

4............ Application of section 46A of the Migration Act.............................. 2

Schedule 1—Migration Act 1958                                                                                    3

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment (Further Border Protection Measures) Act 2002 .

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 section 46A of the Migration Act

                   Section 46A of the Migration Act 1958 applies to a visa application made by an offshore entry person after the excision time for the excised offshore place concerned.

Example:    If a person becomes an offshore entry person by entering Australia at the Coral Sea Islands Territory, then the amendments apply to any visa application made by the person after 2 pm on 19 June 2002 by legal time in the Australian Capital Territory.