Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

SLI 2013 No. 270 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Migration Regulations 1994 to authorise the disclosure of information, specifically name, residential address, sex, date of birth and immigration status, of Subclass 050 (Bridging (General)) or Subclass 051 (Bridging (Protection Visa Applicant)) visa holders (‘BVE holders’) to the Australian Federal Police or the police force or police service of a State or Territory. This disclosure will be authorised by the Minister of Immigration and Border Protection about individuals or whole classes of such BVE holders.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Registered 13 Dec 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Feb-2014
Tabled Senate11-Feb-2014
Date of repeal 15 Dec 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

Migration Amendment (Disclosure of Information) Regulation 2013

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 270, 2013

I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Migration Act 1958.

Dated 12 December 2013

Quentin Bryce

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

 

Scott Morrison

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Migration Amendment (Disclosure of Information) Regulation 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on 14 December 2013.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Migration Act 1958.

4  Schedule(s)

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

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Migration Regulations 1994

1  After regulation 5.34E

Insert:

5.34F  Disclosure of information to police

             (1)  This regulation applies in relation to a person who holds, or a class of persons who hold:

                     (a)  a Subclass 050 (Bridging (General)) visa; or

                     (b)  a Subclass 051 (Bridging (Protection Visa Applicant)) visa.

             (2)  The Minister may authorise the disclosure of any information mentioned in subregulation (4) about the person or class to the Australian Federal Police or the police force or police service of a State or Territory.

             (3)  The Minister may authorise the disclosure only if the Minister reasonably believes the disclosure is necessary or appropriate for the performance of functions or the exercise of powers under the Act.

             (4)  For subregulation (2), the information is the following:

                     (a)  the name of the person or the names of persons in the class;

                     (b)  the residential address of the person or the residential addresses of persons in the class;

                     (c)  the sex of the person or of persons in the class;

                     (d)  the date of birth of the person or the dates of birth of persons in the class;

                     (e)  the immigration status of the person or of persons in the class.