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Migration Amendment Act 1980

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02290
  • No longer in force
Act No. 89 of 1980 as made
An Act to amend sections 5 and 11c of the Migration Act 1958
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Date of Assent 29 May 1980
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

Migration Amendment Act 1980

No. 89 of 1980

 

An Act to amend sections 5 and 11c of the Migration Act 1958

[Assented to 29 May 1980]

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

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment Act 1980.

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

Commencement

2. (1) Subject to sub-section (2), this Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(2) Section 3 shall come into operation on the day fixed by Proclamation for the purposes of sub-section 2(2) of the Customs Amendment Act (No. 3) 1980.

Interpretation

3. Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1) the definitions of “proclaimed airport” and “proclaimed port” and substituting the following definitions:

“‘proclaimed airport’ means an airport appointed under section 15 of the Customs Act 1901;

“‘proclaimed port’ means a port appointed under section 15 of the Customs Act 1901;”.

Carriage of persons to Australia without documentation

4. Section 11c of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-section (5) “referred to in paragraph (b) of sub-section (1)” and substituting “exempted, by instrument under the hand of the Minister, from the requirements of this Division or included in a class of persons so exempted”.