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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 167

When and where evidence to be presented

             (1)  Subject to this section, a person required to comply with section 166 who enters Australia at a port must comply:

                     (a)  if paragraph (b) or (c) does not apply--at that port; or

                     (b)  if the person is required by an officer to comply at a particular on-port--at that on-port; or

                     (c)  if the person is allowed by an officer to comply at the port or a particular on-port--at either of them.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (4), a person required to comply with section 166 who enters Australia otherwise than at a port must comply at a prescribed place within a prescribed period after entering.

             (3)  If:

                     (a)  a person proposes to enter Australia; and

                     (b)  with the permission of a clearance officer, complies with paragraphs 166(1)(a), (b) and (c) on the vessel on which the person travels to Australia and before entering Australia;

the person is taken to have complied with section 166.

             (4)  A person who travels to Australia on a pre-cleared flight:

                     (a)  must comply with paragraphs 166(1)(a) and (b) before beginning the flight; and

                     (b)  if he or she so complies, is taken to have complied with section 166.



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