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Australian Visa System (LLM503)

Organisational Unit School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: AU10-internal, SP1-internal
Description This unit examines the fundamentals of Australia's visa system including valid visa applications, decision making procedures, general requirements for visas. The unit will cover refusal or cancellation of visas; sanctions for breaches of visa conditions; the consequences of unlawful status; detention, removal and deportation; offences under the Migration Act; merits and judicial review and ministerial discretion. Students will learn to problem solve and appraise pathways and client options, determine strategies and formulate advice on various visa and review options.
Timetabled Learning Activities Taught intensively over three weeks.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice; LLM502/LLB502 Australian Migration Law.
Previously 2013: LAW403
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