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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 142

Interpretation

                   In this Division:

"administration of criminal justice " means:

                     (a)  an investigation to find out whether an offence has been committed; or

                     (b)  the prosecution of a person for an offence; or

                     (c)  the punishment by way of imprisonment of a person for the commission of an offence.

"Australia " means the migration zone.

"authorised official " , in relation to a State, means a person authorised under section 144 to be an authorised official for that State.

"criminal justice certificate " means:

                     (a)  a criminal justice entry certificate; or

                     (b)  a criminal justice stay certificate.

"criminal justice entry certificate " means:

                     (a)  a certificate given under section 145; or

                     (b)  a certificate given under subsection 146(1) and endorsed under subsection 146(2).

"criminal justice entry visa " has the meaning given by section 155.

"criminal justice stay certificate " means a certificate given under section 147 or 148.

"criminal justice stay visa " has the meaning given by section 155.

"criminal justice stay warrant " means a warrant described in section 151.

"criminal justice visa " has the meaning given by section 38.

"State " includes Territory.



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