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1992 No. 367 MIGRATION (1993) REGULATIONS - REG 6.1

Control of migrant centres
6.1. (1) There is to be a Director of each migrant centre maintained under
section 112 of the Act.

(2) Subject to the directions of the Secretary, the Director of a migrant
centre has the management and control of the migrant centre on behalf of the
Commonwealth and may, in particular:

   (a)  admit persons to the migrant centre; and

   (b)  direct a person not to enter the migrant centre; and

   (c)  direct a person to leave the migrant centre; and

   (d)  give such directions to a person with respect to the person's conduct
        in the migrant centre as are, in the opinion of the Director,
        necessary for the maintenance of order and health, the protection and
        preservation of property and the comfort of persons accommodated in
        the migrant centre.

(3) A direction under this regulation may be given orally or in writing.

(4) A person must not refuse or fail to comply with a direction given to the
person under this regulation.

(5) A member of the police force of the Commonwealth or of a State or
Territory may, at the request of the Director of a migrant centre, remove a
person from the migrant centre or prevent a person from entering the migrant
centre. 


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