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Australia. Human Rights Commission
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Human rights and the Migration Act 1958, April 1985 / Human Rights Commission report no. 13
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Government Printer, 1985
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230
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HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION Report No. 13 Human Rights and the Migration Act 1958 1
REPORT NO. 13 Human Rights and the Migration Act 1958 3
REPORT NO. 13 Human Rights and the Migration Act 1958 5
CONTENTS 9
FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION 11
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS 13
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 15
1. INTRODUCTION 19
2. THE MIGRATION ACT AND ITS ADMINISTRATION 22
3. OVERVIEW: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE MIGRATION ACT 29
PART I OF THE ACT — PRELIMINARY 4. DEFINITIONS 41
PART II OF THE ACT — ENTRY, PRESENCE AND DEPORTATION OF NON-CITIZENS 5. MOVEMENT TO AND PRESENCE IN AUSTRALIA 43
6. DEPORTATIONS PART II, DIVISION 2 79
7. ENFORCEMENT PART II, DIVISIONS 4, 5 AND 7 86
PART IV OF THE ACT — MISCELLANEOUS 8. DISCRETION, DELEGATION AND REVIEW 97
9. RECOMMENDATIONS 109
APPENDIX I The Migration Act 1958 and Subsequent Amendments 117
APPENDIX II MIGRATION REGULATIONS 200
APPENDIX III RELEVANT SECTIONS OF THE RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ACT 1975 AND THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION 205
APPENDIX IV RELEVANT ARTICLES FROM THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS 207
APPENDIX V Relevant Principles from the Declaration of the Rights of the Child 211
APPENDIX VI Relevant Paragraphs from the Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons 212
APPENDIX VII Submissions and Their Contents 213
APPENDIX VIII Public Hearings 218
APPENDIX IX List of Witnesses 219
APPENDIX X Case Studies 221
APPENDIX XI The Villawood and Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centres 227

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