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Migration Amendment (Character Cancellation Consequential Provisions) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to give full effect to the Migration Amendment (Character and General Visa Cancellation) Act 2014 in relation to mandatory visa cancellation-related powers and the lawful disclosure of non-citizens’ identifying information where a non-citizen is suspected of being of character concern.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/09/16  
Second reading moved 01/09/16  
Second reading debate 10/10/16  
Second reading agreed to 10/10/16  
Third reading agreed to 10/10/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/10/16  
Second reading moved 10/10/16  
Second reading debate 09/02/17  
Second reading debate 13/02/17  
Second reading agreed to 13/02/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/02/17  
Third reading agreed to 13/02/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/02/17  
Assent 22/02/17 Act no: 10 - Year: 2017
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)