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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 501K

Identity of applicants for protection visas not to be published by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

             (1)  This section applies to a review by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal if the review relates to a person in the person's capacity as:

                     (a)  a person who applied for a protection visa; or

                     (b)  a person who applied for a protection-related bridging visa; or

                     (c)  a person whose protection visa has been cancelled; or

                     (d)  a person whose protection-related bridging visa has been cancelled.

             (2)  The Administrative Appeals Tribunal must not publish (in electronic form or otherwise), in relation to the review, any information which may identify:

                     (a)  the person; or

                     (b)  any relative or other dependant of the person.

Note:          Section 5G may be relevant for determining relationships for the purposes of this subsection.

             (3)  In this section:

"application for a protection-related bridging visa" means an application for a bridging visa, where the applicant for the bridging visa is, or has been, an applicant for a protection visa.

"protection-related bridging visa" means a bridging visa granted as a result of an application for a protection-related bridging visa.



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