Senate debates

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Bills

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

5:59 pm

Photo of Kate LundyKate Lundy (ACT, Australian Labor Party, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation) Share this | Hansard source

I am not able to answer that question because it is speculative. No designation has occurred. The legislation has not passed yet, because we are debating it. With respect to those people you are referring to that have come on boats in the last week, the government has said that they are at risk of being sent in anticipation of this legislation and the processes unfolding.

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