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A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958, and for related purposes.
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
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Registered 31 May 2007
Introduced HR 24 May 2007

2004‑2005‑2006‑2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment (Statutory Agency) Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Immigration and Citizenship)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                     3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment (Statutory Agency) Act 2007.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Migration Act 1958

1  After Part 7

Insert:

Part 7AStatutory agency for purposes of Public Service Act

  

473A  Statutory agency for purposes of Public Service Act

                   For the purposes of the Public Service Act 1999:

                     (a)  the Principal Member of the Refugee Review Tribunal and the persons mentioned in subsections 407(4) and 472(4) together constitute a Statutory Agency; and

                     (b)  the Principal Member of the Refugee Review Tribunal is the Head of that Statutory Agency.