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Migration Act 1973

Authoritative Version
  • - C1973A00016
  • No longer in force
Act No. 16 of 1973 as made
An Act To amend the Migration Act 1958-1966 for the purpose of removing Restrictions on the Departure of Aboriginals from Australia.
Registered 13 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 11 Apr 1973
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Migration Act 1973

No. 16 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To amend the Migration Act 1958–1966 for the purpose of removing Restrictions on the Departure of Aboriginals from Australia.

[Assented to 11 April 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1. (1)  This Act may be cited as the Migration Act 1973.

(2)   The Migration Act 1958–1966 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Migration Act 1958-1973.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Parts.

3.  Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words—

“Part III—Emigration of Certain Persons (Sections 59-64).”

and substituting the words—

“Part III—Emigration of Certain Children (Sections 59-63).”.

Heading to Part III.

4.  The heading to Part III of the Principal Act is repealed and the following heading substituted:—

Part III—Emigration of Certain Children”.


5.  Section 59 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted:—

Definition.

“59. In this Part, ‘child’ means a person under the age of seventeen years.”.

Emigration of certain aboriginals.

6.  Section 64 of the Principal Act is repealed.