Migration Amendment (Disclosure of Information) Regulation 2013

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Migration Amendment (Disclosure of Information) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 270, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Migration Act 1958.
Dated 12 December 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
 
Scott Morrison
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Migration Amendment (Disclosure of Information) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on 14 December 2013.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Migration Act 1958.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Migration Regulations 1994
1  After regulation 5.34E
Insert:
5.34F  Disclosure of information to police
             (1)  This regulation applies in relation to a person who holds, or a class of persons who hold:
                     (a)  a Subclass 050 (Bridging (General)) visa; or
                     (b)  a Subclass 051 (Bridging (Protection Visa Applicant)) visa.
             (2)  The Minister may authorise the disclosure of any information mentioned in subregulation (4) about the person or class to the Australian Federal Police or the police force or police service of a State or Territory.
             (3)  The Minister may authorise the disclosure only if the Minister reasonably believes the disclosure is necessary or appropriate for the performance of functions or the exercise of powers under the Act.
             (4)  For subregulation (2), the information is the following:
                     (a)  the name of the person or the names of persons in the class;
                     (b)  the residential address of the person or the residential addresses of persons in the class;
                     (c)  the sex of the person or of persons in the class;
                     (d)  the date of birth of the person or the dates of birth of persons in the class;
                     (e)  the immigration status of the person or of persons in the class.