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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 197AB

Minister may determine that person is to reside at a specified place rather than being held in detention centre etc.

             (1)  If the Minister thinks that it is in the public interest to do so, the Minister may make a determination (a residence determination ) to the effect that one or more specified persons to whom this Subdivision applies are to reside at a specified place, instead of being detained at a place covered by the definition of immigration detention in subsection 5(1).

             (2)  A residence determination must:

                     (a)  specify the person or persons covered by the determination by name, not by description of a class of persons; and

                     (b)  specify the conditions to be complied with by the person or persons covered by the determination.

             (3)  A residence determination must be made by notice in writing to the person or persons covered by the determination.



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