Immigration Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Hon Michael Woodhouse

Immigration Amendment Bill

Government Bill


As reported from the committee of the whole House



1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act

Part 1
Substantive amendments

4 Section 4 amended (Interpretation)

5 New section 9A inserted (Meaning of mass arrival group)

6 Section 26 amended (How claims and applications for visas and entry permission processed)

7 New section 135A inserted (Suspension of determination of claim)

8 Section 140 amended (Limitation on subsequent claims)

9 Section 233 replaced (When Tribunal must or may provide oral hearing)

10 Section 249 amended (Restriction on review)

11 Section 307 amended (Purpose of Part)

12 New sections 317A to 317E inserted

13 Section 324 amended (Review of warrant of commitment or release on conditions)

14 New section 324A inserted (Review of mass arrival warrant)

14A Section 343 amended (Aiding and abetting)

15 Section 403 amended (Regulations in respect of refugee and protection matters)

Part 2
Consequential amendments

16 Consequential amendments to principal Act

17 Consequential amendments to Immigration (Certificate and Warrant Forms) Regulations 2010

Schedule 1
Consequential amendments to principal Act

Schedule 2
Immigration (Certificate and Warrant Forms) Regulations 2010—new form 5

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: