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Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: enable the minister to determine, by legislative instrument, prohibited things in relation to immigration detention facilities; allow authorised officers and assistants to search Commonwealth immigration detention facilities without a warrant; strengthen the screening and seizure powers of authorised officers; and allow the use of dogs for screening detainees and persons about to enter a Commonwealth immigration detention facility, and for searching these facilities.

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 13/09/17  
Second reading moved 13/09/17  
Second reading debate 06/02/18  
Second reading debate 07/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 07/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 07/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08/02/18  
Second reading moved 08/02/18  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 01/07/19  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet MB138]

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  • Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 8359]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (14/09/2017): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/11/2017)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (17/10/2017): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 13 of 2017
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (18/10/2017): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 13 of 2017