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Migration Amendment Act 1988

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A03642
  • No longer in force
Act No. 49 of 1988 as made
An Act to amend the Migration Act 1958
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Date of Assent 15 Jun 1988
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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Migration Amendment Act 1988

No. 49 of 1988

 

An Act to amend the Migration Act 1958

[Assented to 15 June 1988]

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

Short title etc.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment Act 1988.

(2) In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Migration Act 19581.

Commencement

2. This Act commences on 1 July 1988.

Interpretation

3. Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of “officer” in subsection (1) and substituting the following paragraphs:


 

“(a) an officer of the Department, other than an officer specified by the Minister in writing for the purposes of this paragraph;

(b) a person who is an officer for the purposes of the Customs Act 1901, other than an officer specified by the Minister in writing for the purposes of this paragraph;”.

Non-citizen not to enter Australia without entry permit

4. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subsection (2) “officer” and substituting “authorised officer”.

Repeal of section 34a

5. Section 34a of the Principal Act is repealed.

Regulations

6. Section 67 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by adding at the end of paragraph (1) (ca) “and”;

(b) by omitting paragraphs (1) (cb) and (cc).

 

NOTE

1. No. 62, 1958, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 87, 1964; No. 10, 1966; Nos. 16 and 216, 1973; No. 91, 1976; Nos. 117 and 118, 1979; Nos. 89 and 175, 1980; No. 61, 1981; No. 51, 1982; Nos. 73 and 112, 1983; Nos. 22, 72 and 123, 1984; Nos. 71, 102 and 168, 1986; and Nos. 86, 104, 133 and 141, 1987.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 25 May 1988

Senate on 30 May 1988]