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Migration Amendment Act 1989

  • - C2004A03809
  • No longer in force
Act No. 61 of 1989 as made
An Act to amend the Migration Act 1958
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Date of Assent 19 Jun 1989
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015
 

MIGRATION AMENDMENT ACT 1989 No. 61, 1989

MIGRATION AMENDMENT ACT 1989 No. 61, 1989 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Migration Act 1958

MIGRATION AMENDMENT ACT 1989 No. 61, 1989 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 19 June 1989
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment Act 1989.

(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Migration Act 1958.*1*

(Minister's second reading speech made in-
Senate on 5 April 1989
House of Representatives on 1 June 1989) *1* No. 62, 1958, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 87, 1964; No. 10, 1966; Nos. 16 and 216, 1973; Nos. 37 and 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; Nos. 86, 104, 133 and 141, 1987; and Nos. 5, 38, 49 and 151, 1988.

MIGRATION AMENDMENT ACT 1989 No. 61, 1989 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences immediately after the commencement of section 7 of the Migration Amendment Act (No. 2) 1988.

MIGRATION AMENDMENT ACT 1989 No. 61, 1989 - SECT 3
Entry permitted by visa

3. Section 6AA of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from subsection (1) "The holder of a visa granted on or after the commencement of this section, being a visa that is in force," and substituting "The holder of an entry visa";
(b) by omitting from subsection (2) "If the holder of a visa granted on or after the commencement of this section, being a visa that is in force:" and substituting "If the holder of an entry visa:";
(c) by omitting from subsection (3) "a visa" and substituting "an entry visa";
(d) by adding at the end the following subsections:

"(7) The Minister may, by instrument in writing, determine that this
section applies to visas granted in a specified manner and form.

"(8) In this section:
'entry visa' means a visa that:
(a) was granted after the commencement of this section in a manner and
form specified in a determination in force under subsection (7); and
(b) is in force.".