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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 245AA

Overview

             (1)  This Subdivision creates offences, and provides for civil penalties, to deal with the following situations:

                     (a)  where a person allows an unlawful non-citizen to work, or refers an unlawful non-citizen for work;

                     (b)  where a person allows a non-citizen to work, or refers a non-citizen for work, in breach of the non-citizen's visa conditions.

             (2)  This Subdivision uses a number of terms that are defined in the following sections:

                     (a)  section 14 (defines unlawful non-citizen );

                     (b)  section 245AG (defines work and allows to work);

                     (c)  section 245AH (defines exploited ).

             (3)  To avoid doubt, section 245AF sets out some circumstances in which this Subdivision does not apply.

             (4)  Section 235 also contains offences relating to work by an unlawful non-citizen and a non-citizen in breach of a visa condition.



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