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Immigration Act 1935

Authoritative Version
  • - C1935A00013
  • No longer in force
Act No. 13 of 1935 as made
An Act to amend Sections five, seven and seven A of the Immigration Act 1901-1933.
Date of Assent 12 Apr 1935
Date of repeal 10 Nov 1958
Repealed by Migration Act 1958

IMMIGRATION.

 

No. 13 of 1935.

An Act to amend Sections five, seven and seven a of the Immigration Act 1901–1933.

[Assented to 12th April, 1935.]

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 1935.

(2.)  The Immigration Act 1901–1933 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 1901–1935.

Immigrants evading the officers or found within the Commonwealth.

2.  Section five of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-section:—

“(6.) Any person who is, by virtue of this section, deemed to be a prohibited immigrant offending against this Act shall be guilty of an offence.

Penalty: Imprisonment for six months, and, in addition to or substitution for such imprisonment, deportation from the Commonwealth pursuant to an order made in that behalf by the Minister.”

Unlawful entry of prohibited immigrants.

3.  Section seven of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by inserting after the word “Act” (first occurring) the words “and every person who, by virtue of this Act, is deemed to be a prohibited immigrant offending against this Act”; and

(b) by omitting from the proviso thereto the words “Provided that the imprisonment” and inserting in their stead the words—

“Deportation of prisoner.

7aa. Any imprisonment imposed for an offence against section five or section seven of this Act”.

Sureties to be found where appeal lodged.

4.  Section seven a of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “the last preceding section” and inserting in their stead the words “section five or section seven of this Act”.