Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill aims to ensure that the Government can respond appropriately and efficiently to the COVID-19 outbreak by providing additional flexibility in the immigration system.

Current status

Royal Assent given 15 May 2020.
Enacted as the Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/15)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 52
Ref 243-1
Introduced 5 May 2020
First reading 5 May 2020
Select Committee Epidemic Response Committee
Select Committee report back 12 May 2020
Second reading 13 May 2020
Committee of the whole House 13 May 2020
Third reading 13 May 2020
Royal Assent 15 May 2020
Enacted as Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/15)
Divided No

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