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Migration Legislation Amendment (Strengthening of Provisions relating to Character and Conduct) Bill 1997

1996-97

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Legislation Amendment (Strengthening of Provisions relating to Character and Conduct) Bill 1997

 

No.      , 1997

 

(Immigration and Multicultural Affairs)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                         

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                   

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Legislation Amendment (Strengthening of Provisions relating to Character and Conduct) Act 1997 .

2   Commencement

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

             (2)  If the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1996 received the Royal Assent on or before the day on which this section commences, item 11 of Schedule 1 to this Act does not commence.

             (3)  If item 10 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 4) 1997 does not commence before the day fixed under subsection (1) of this section, items 12 and 29 of Schedule 1 to this Act commence immediately after the commencement of item 10 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 4) 1997 .

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                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.