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FOR – Bills — Migration Amendment (Bridging Visa Conditions and Other Measures) Bill 2023; in Committee

Andrew McLachlan

I will now deal with the amendment circulated by Pauline Hanson's One Nation. The question before the chair is that the amendment on sheet 2255 be agreed to.

Pauline Hanson's One Nation's circulated amendment—

(1) Page 2 (after line 11), after clause 3, insert:

4 Review of operation of amendments

(1) The Minister must cause an independent review to be conducted of the operation of the amendments made by:

(a) this Act; and

(b) the Migration Amendment (Bridging Visa Conditions) Act 2023 .

(2) Without limiting the matters that may be considered when conducting the review, the review must:

(a) consider whether the operation of the amendments referred to in subsection (1) is appropriate and effective; and

(b) identify any unintended consequences of the amendments referred to in subsection (1); and

(c) consider the constitutionality of the amendments referred to in subsection (1); and

(d) consider whether any further amendments are necessary to:

(i) improve the operation of the amendments referred to in subsection (1); or

(ii) rectify any unintended consequences identified under paragraph (b).

(3) The persons who conduct the review must give the Minister a written report of the review within 6 months of the commencement of this Act.

(4) The Minister must cause a copy of the report of the review to be tabled in each House of the Parliament within 5 sitting days of that House after the Minister receives the report.

Summary

Date and time: 6:32 PM on 2023-12-05
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 7
Total number of "no" votes: 35
Total number of abstentions: 34
Related bill: Migration Amendment (Bridging Visa Conditions and Other Measures) Bill 2023

Adapted from information made available by theyvoteforyou.org.au