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Migration (Validation of Port Appointment) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Confirms the validity of the appointment of a proclaimed port in the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands contained in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. GN 3, 23 January 2002, by: clarifying the geographical coordinates of the area of waters within the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands specified in the appointment; ensuring that there was a properly proclaimed port at Ashmore and Cartier Islands at all relevant times; and ensuring that things done under the Migration Act 1958 which relied directly or indirectly on the terms of the appointment are valid and effective.

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 20/06/18  
Second reading moved 20/06/18  
Second reading debate 16/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 16/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/08/18  
Second reading moved 16/08/18  
     

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 KQ135]

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (27/06/2018): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 8 of 2018
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (14/08/2018): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 11 of 2018
  • Referred to Committee (21/08/2018): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (12/09/2018)