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Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Bill 2018

2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As read a third time

 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

 

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Australian legal practitioners providing immigration assistance      4

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                      4

Schedule 2—Registration periods                                                                               18

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   18

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    18

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                    20

Schedule 3—Redundant provisions                                                                           21

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    21

Schedule 4—Requirement for applicants to provide further information              24

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   24

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    24

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                    26

Schedule 5—Registration application charges                                                    27

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   27

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    27

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             28

Schedule 6—Other amendments                                                                                  29

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   29

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    29

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                    31

 

 



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

D. R. ELDER

Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

28 March 2018

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 is the Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Act 2018 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

19 November 2018.

19 November 2018

3.  Schedule 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

4.  Schedule 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 4

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

6.  Schedule 5

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment (Rates of Charge) Act 2018 commences.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if that Schedule does not commence.

 

7.  Schedule 6

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.