Immigration Amendment Act 2015

68 Section 280 amended (Power of immigration officer to request information and documents where liability for deportation or turnaround suspected)

Replace section 280(1) with:

(1)

If an immigration officer has good cause to suspect that a person is liable for deportation or turnaround, the officer may, for the purpose of establishing whether that is the case, request the person to do 1 or more of the following things:

(a)

supply the person’s full name (or names, if the person is known by more than 1 name), date of birth, country of birth, nationality, and residential address:

(b)

produce any identity documents for inspection:

(c)

surrender any identity document produced under paragraph (b):

(d)

if the person does not currently have in his or her possession an identity document requested by the officer, give details to the officer of where it can be found or who is holding it.