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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 158

Criteria for criminal justice visas

                   The criteria for a criminal justice visa for a non-citizen are, and only are:

                     (a)  the criterion required by section 156 or 157; and

                     (b)  the criterion that the Minister, having had regard to:

                              (i)  the safety of individuals and people generally; and

                             (ii)  in the case of a criminal justice entry visa, arrangements to ensure that if the non-citizen enters Australia, the non-citizen can be removed; and

                            (iii)  any other matters that the Minister considers relevant;

has decided, in the Minister's absolute discretion, that it is appropriate for the visa to be granted.



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