THIS AMMA submission is in two parts.

First, it demonstrates that the current provisions of the Migration Act resulted from considered development of legislative policy. They are the result of clear parliamentary intent, and do not need to be altered.

Second, it provides clear evidence that the proposed provisions would be bad law: they would be inconsistent with international and domestic obligations and they would have a highly damaging effect on the economy and Australian jobs.

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