Senate debates

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Bills

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

6:08 pm

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

The government is of the view that it is consistent and our obligations, as you well know, are for non-refoulement of refugees. With respect to the reference to natural justice, it is certainly consistent in the way it is expressed in the legislation with our obligations under the refugee convention.

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