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Immigration Act 1933

Authoritative Version
  • - C1933A00037
  • No longer in force
Act No. 37 of 1933 as made
An Act to amend the Immigration Act 1901-1932.
Date of Assent 09 Dec 1933
Date of repeal 01 Jun 1959
Repealed by Migration Act 1958



No. 37 of 1933.

An Act to amend the Immigration Act 1901-1932.

[Assented to 9th December, 1933.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Immigration Act 1933.

(2.)  The Immigration Act 1901-1932 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Immigration Act 1901-1933.

Amendment of s. 8 a.

2.  Section eight a of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section (1.) after the word “Australia” (second occurring) the words “and who arrived in Australia on or after the date of commencement of this section”.

3.—(1.)   After section fourteen c of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—


“14d.—(1.) A Collector or Sub-collector of Customs may require and take security for compliance with the provisions of this Act or with any condition imposed in pursuance of this Act or the regulations—

(a) by a deposit of cash or Treasury Bonds or negotiable instruments, together with a Memorandum of Deposit in a form approved by the Minister, or

(b) by a security in accordance with a form approved by the Minister.

“(2.) A security given in pursuance of paragraph (b) of the last preceding sub-section shall suffice for all the purposes of a bond or guarantee, and shall, without sealing, bind its subscribers as if it were sealed, and, unless otherwise provided therein, jointly and severally, and for the full amount.”.

(2.)    All securities which have, prior to the commencement of sub-section (1.) of this section, been taken or enforced by, the Commonwealth in relation to the immigration of any person into Australia, shall be deemed to have been lawfully taken or enforced.”.