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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 201

Deportation of non-citizens in Australia for less than 10 years who are convicted of crimes

                   Where:

                     (a)  a person who is a non-citizen has, either before or after the commencement of this section, been convicted in Australia of an offence;

                     (b)  when the offence was committed the person was a non-citizen who:

                              (i)  had been in Australia as a permanent resident:

                                        (A)  for a period of less than 10 years; or

                                        (B)  for periods that, when added together, total less than 10 years; or

                             (ii)  was a citizen of New Zealand who had been in Australia as an exempt non-citizen or a special category visa holder:

                                        (A)  for a period of less than 10 years as an exempt non-citizen or a special category visa holder; or

                                        (B)  for periods that, when added together, total less than 10 years, as an exempt non-citizen or a special category visa holder or in any combination of those capacities; and

                     (c)  the offence is an offence for which the person was sentenced to death or to imprisonment for life or for a period of not less than one year;

section 200 applies to the person.



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