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A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 to remove mandatory minimum penalties for certain offences, and for related purposes
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Registered 09 Feb 2012
Introduced Senate 08 Feb 2012
Table of contents.

 

2010‑2011‑2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

Migration Amendment (Removal of Mandatory Minimum Penalties) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Senator Hanson‑Young)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 to remove mandatory minimum penalties for certain offences, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Migration Act 1958                                      3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 to remove mandatory minimum penalties for certain offences, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration Amendment (Removal of Mandatory Minimum Penalties) Act 2012.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

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 1Amendment of the Migration Act 1958

  

1  Subsection 233B(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Section 236A limits conviction options for offences against this section.

2  Subsection 233C(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Section 236A limits conviction options for offences against this section.

3  Subsection 234A(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Section 236A limits conviction options for offences against this section.

4  Subsection 234A(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Section 236A limits conviction options for offences against this section.

5  Section 236B

Repeal the section.