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Migration Amendment Act 1989

Authoritative Version
  • - 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  • No longer in force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Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015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 of 1989

 

 

An Act to amend the Migration Act 1958

[Assented to 19 June 1989]

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 1989.

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

Commencement

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

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.”.

 

 

NOTE

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.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

Senate on 5 April 1989

House of Representatives on 1 June 1989]