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Legislative Brief: Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2015

08/04/2016

This Legislative Brief discusses the proposed changes to the provisions for complementary protection in Australia.

Last updated: 8 April 2016

Legislative Brief: Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015

28/05/2015

This legislative brief sets out the key features of the Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015. For a detailed commentary, see the submission by the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee.

Last updated: 28 May 2015

Legislative Brief: Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

23/01/2015

This legislative brief sets out the key features of the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014. It also details some concerns about the Bill. In particular, the Bill has the potential to render a person stateless, and confers on the Minister for Immigration extraordinary powers to deprive a person of citizenship.

Last updated: 23 January 2015

Legislative Brief: Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014

12/01/2015

This legislative brief sets out the key features of the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014.

Last updated:12 January 2015

Legislative Brief: Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Act 2014

05/12/2014

This legislative brief sets out the key features of the Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Act 2014. This Act passed Parliament on 5 December 2014.

Last updated: 5 December 2014

Legislative Brief: Tribunals Amalgamation Bill 2014

23/01/2014

This legislative brief sets out the key changes that the Tribunals Amalgamation Bill 2014 (Cth) will make in relation to the Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal.