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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 217

Vessels required to convey certain removees

             (1)  If a person covered by subsection 193(1) is to be removed, the Secretary or Australian Border Force Commissioner may give the controller of the vessel on which the person travelled to and entered Australia written notice requiring the controller to transport the person from Australia.

             (2)  Subject to section 219, the controller must comply with the notice within 72 hours of the giving of the notice or such further time as the Secretary or Australian Border Force Commissioner allows.

Penalty:  100 penalty units.

             (3)  An offence against subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .



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