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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 408
Simplified outline of this Part
This Part provides for the review of Part 7-reviewable decisions by the
Administrative Appeals Tribunal in its Migration and Refugee Division.
Part 7-reviewable decisions relate to the grant or cancellation of
protection visas in some circumstances. They do not include decisions in
relation to which the Minister has given a conclusive certificate.
Part 5-reviewable decisions (which relate to the grant or cancellation of
visas other than protection visas in some circumstances) are reviewable in
accordance with Part 5 by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in its
Migration and Refugee Division.
Some other decisions under this Act may be reviewed by the Administrative
Appeals Tribunal in its General Division, including the following:
decisions to cancel business visas;
(b) some decisions
relating to migration agents;
decisions relating to deportation, protection visas and the refusal or
cancellation of visas on character grounds.
Fast track reviewable decisions are reviewable by the
Immigration Assessment Authority under Part 7AA of this Act. These are
decisions to refuse protection visas to some applicants, including
unauthorised maritime arrivals who entered Australia on or after
13 August 2012.
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