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senate vote 2015-06-25#14

Edited by mackay

on 2016-08-18 11:31:39

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to pass the bill. In parliamentary jargon, they gave the bill a third reading.
  • The bill will now go to the Senate for the senators to decide whether to pass it or not.
  • What does this bill do?
  • ### What does this bill do?
  • According to the [bill's homepage](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:legislation/billhome/r5491), this bill:
  • > *provide[s] statutory authority for the Commonwealth to provide assistance to other countries to carry into effect arrangements for the processing and management of unauthorised maritime arrivals who have been taken to regional processing countries, including the expenditure of Commonwealth money on these arrangements.*
  • The bill will be "*closing a loophole that left the offshore processing of asylum seekers at risk of being overturned by the High Court*" (read more on ABC's [PM program](http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2015/s4261260.htm)).
senate vote 2015-06-25#14

Edited by mackay

on 2016-08-18 11:31:13

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to pass the bill. In parliamentary jargon, they gave the bill a third reading.
  • The bill will now go to the Senate for the senators to decide whether to pass it or not.
  • ### What does the bill do?
  • What does this bill do?
  • According to its [parliamentary website](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:legislation/billhome/r5491), the bill:
  • According to the [bill's homepage](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:legislation/billhome/r5491), this bill:
  • > *Amends the Migration Act 1958 to provide statutory authority for the Commonwealth to provide assistance to other countries to carry into effect arrangements for the processing and management of unauthorised maritime arrivals who have been taken to regional processing countries, including the expenditure of Commonwealth money on these arrangements.*
  • > *provide[s] statutory authority for the Commonwealth to provide assistance to other countries to carry into effect arrangements for the processing and management of unauthorised maritime arrivals who have been taken to regional processing countries, including the expenditure of Commonwealth money on these arrangements.*
  • The bill will be "*closing a loophole that left the offshore processing of asylum seekers at risk of being overturned by the High Court*" (read more on ABC's [PM program](http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2015/s4261260.htm)).
senate vote 2015-06-25#14

Edited by mackay

on 2016-08-11 15:50:00

Title

  • Bills — Migration Amendment (Regional Processing Arrangements) Bill 2015; Third Reading
  • Migration Amendment (Regional Processing Arrangements) Bill 2015 - Third Reading - Pass the bill

Description

  • <p class="speaker">George Brandis</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a motion to pass the bill. In parliamentary jargon, they gave the bill a third reading.
  • The bill will now go to the Senate for the senators to decide whether to pass it or not.
  • ### What does the bill do?
  • According to its [parliamentary website](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:legislation/billhome/r5491), the bill:
  • > *Amends the Migration Act 1958 to provide statutory authority for the Commonwealth to provide assistance to other countries to carry into effect arrangements for the processing and management of unauthorised maritime arrivals who have been taken to regional processing countries, including the expenditure of Commonwealth money on these arrangements.*
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that the bill be read a third time.</p>
  • <p></p>
  • <p>Bill read a third time.</p>