Senate debates

Thursday, 16 August 2012


Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2012; In Committee

5:44 pm

Photo of Michaelia CashMichaelia Cash (WA, Liberal Party, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration) Share this | Hansard source

My point is in relation to the comments made by Senator Milne that under this bill, the highest law in the land—the parliament—will determine whether a country is an offshore processing country, and that all that this bill does is say that Nauru and Manus Island satisfy all the requirements that this parliament requires them to satisfy.

That the highest law in the land—the parliament—under this bill is going to be determining


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