For help in understanding the information below, or to ask questions, you can phone the australian passport information service apis on 1 232. In 1984, australian passports included machine readable lines and were the first to have a laminate built into the document. Reasons relating to child without parental consent or court order for travel. Australian passports act 2005 the act australian passports application fees determination 2015. The australian passports act 2005, which comes into effect on 1 july, introduces new measures to protect australian passports and passport holders. The passports act is an act of the parliament of india for the issue of passports and travel documents, to regulate the departure from india of citizens of india and for other persons and for matters incidental or ancillary thereto. Australian passports act 2005 sect 12 reasons relating to australian law enforcement matters 1 if a competent authority believes on reasonable grounds that. Australian passports are travel documents issued to australian citizens under the australian passports act 2005 by the australian passport office of the department of foreign affairs and trade dfat, both in australia and overseas, which enable the passport bearer to travel internationally. To provide for the vesting of certain powers and duties in respect of the issue of and control over south african passports and travel documents in the government of the republic of south africa. All passports issued from 24 april 2005 to 29 november 2015 both adult and child have a maximum passport validity of five years as a result of the passports amendment act 2005. The pages are a bit crinkled around the edges but all my travel stamps and information are fine. Australian passports act 2005 sect 12 reasons relating to. All children, including babies, must travel on their own passport. Dec, 2017 this is a compilation of the australian passports act 2005 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on december 2017 the compilation date.
If your collection focus is australia then you should grab such early documents whenever they appear. The same year australian passports begun to be issued exclusively to australian citizens. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Australian legislation specific to travel documents australian legislation specifically related to travel documents includes. Mkapa president 31 december,2002 an act to provide for the issuance, control and cancellation of passports and travel documents and to provide for other. Definitions part 2australian travel documents division 1issue of australian travel documents subdivision aissue of. Originating house house of representatives status act parliament no 41. This act may be cited as the tanzania passports and travel documents act, 2002 and shall come into operation on such date as the minister may, by notice published in the gazette, appoint.
In this blog post, vivek chattopadhyay, a final year law student of school of law, kiit university, describes the process of impounding a passport under the passports act, 1967. Passports act 1966 revised 1974 laws of malaysia reprint act 150 passports act 1966 incorporating all amendments up to 1 january 2006 published by the commissioner of law revision, malaysia under the authority of the revision of laws act 1968 in collaboration with percetakan nasional malaysia bhd 2006 2 laws of malaysia. Section 62 in the passports act, 1967 2 subject to the other provisions of this act, the passport authority shall refuse to issue a passport or travel document for visiting any foreign country under clause c of subsection 2 of section 5 on any one or more of the following grounds, and on no other ground, namely. This is a compilation of the australian passports act 2005 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on december 2017 the compilation date. Passports act 1992 no 92 as at 01 april 2017, public act new. A child is defined in the australian passports act 2005 as a person under 18 years of.
Select option zero 0 to be connected with an operator. In australia passports were issued concurrently by the states and the commonwealth until 1915, but in that year the commonwealth took sole responsibility for the issue of passports and made regulations under the war precautions act in1916 which prohibited the entry or exit from australia without a passport. Travel documents authority to issue an australian travel document sections 7 and 9 of the australian passports act 2005 authorise the minister for foreign affairs to issue an australian passport or travelrelated document. Passports act 1966 revised 1974 laws of malaysia reprint act 150 passports act 1966 incorporating all amendments up to 1 january 2006 published by the commissioner of law revision, malaysia under the authority of the revision of laws act 1968 in collaboration with percetakan nasional malaysia bhd 2006 2 laws of malaysia act 150. Travel related documents australian passport office. Australian passports bill 2005 parliament of australia. This compilation was prepared on 27 december 2011 taking into account amendments up to act no. Question about damaged passport australian citizen. Australian passports act 2005 sect 12 reasons relating.
If the child was born overseas and has no birth certificate, you must complete. South african passports and travel documents act 4 of 1994. In most cases, old forms will not be accepted after 31 july 2005. Passports act, 1974 sections contents preamble 1 short title, extent and commencement 2 definitions 3 prohibition of departure from pakistan without passport, etc 4 punishment for contravention of section 3, etc 5 certain acts to be deemed contravention of section 3 6 penalties for certain offences relating topassport. In this act unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context. June, 1967 the passports act, 1967 click here for important note 1. Passport or travel document for departure from india 4. This act may be cited as the lesotho passports and travel documents act 1998. Form b9 statement under the australian passports act 2005.
Home parliamentary business bills and legislation bills search results australian passports bill 2005. Apr 20, 2005 2 every application form for a new zealand travel document that is printed after the date of commencement of the passports amendment act 2005 must include a statement that the information may be so disclosed. Australian passports act 2005 sect 11 reasons relating. Special circumstances for issue of child passport armstrong. In addition to special circumstances there are three other grounds in which a passport may be issued even if the basic requirements are not met. The passports act, 1974 contents 1 2 3 without passport, etc. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.
Government response to report on passport validity dia. So my passport got wet, not dropped in a pool so much as had some liquid spilled over it. Australian passports act 2005 table of provisions long title part 1preliminary 1. As of the 1 july 2005 new forms will be used for all australian passport applications. Identity theft is a growing problem with serious consequences for our security at home and abroad. The special circumstances under which approval may be given are set out in section 112 of the australian passports act 2005 the act and section 2. This act may be cited as the australian passports act 2005. Act means the tanzania passports and travel documents act, 2002. The exceptions are referred to as special circumstances which are set out in section 112 of the passports act and section 2. Australian passports amendment identitymatching services.
The notes at the end of this compilation the endnotes include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law. Passports amendment act 2005 no 44, public act new. Government response to report on passport validity. Immunity part iii passport, diplomatic passports and travel documents 5. This act shall be called the south african passports and travel documents act, 1994. The exception is passport renewal forms printed or mailed out before 1 july 2005. Under article 21 of the constitution, though the right to free movement is a given fundamental right, but restricting it is considered a gross violation of article 14 of the constitution. The passport act, 2016 arrangement of sections part i preliminary provisions section 1. Introduction the passports act was enacted to regulate the free movement of citizens departing out of this country. In 1986, the introduction of single identity passports meant children could no longer be included on their parents passport. The minister has delegated this power to officers specified in schedule 1 of the authorisations and delegations instrument. Australian passports act 2005 federal register of legislation. Australian passports act 2005 1 an act to provide for australian passports, and for related purposes part 1preliminary 1 short title this act may be cited as the australian passports act 2005. An act to provide for the issue of singapore passports and other travel documents to be used as evidence of identity and citizenship by citizens of singapore who are travelling internationally and for matters connected therewith.
Aug 28, 2014 the evolution of the australian passport. Travelrelated documents for noncitizens including asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons. Amends the australian passports act 2005 to enable the minister to make australian travel document data available for the purposes of, and by the automated means intrinsic to, the identitymatching services to which the commonwealth, states and territories agreed in the intergovernmental agreement on identity matching services, agreed by coag on 5 october 2017. This is a compilation of the australian passports act 2005 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 5 march 2016 the compilation date. Australian passport means a passport issued under this act. Australian citizens are allowed to hold passports from other countries. Passports legislation amendment integrity bill 2015. Oct 24, 2005 australian passports are travel documents issued to australian citizens under the australian passports act 2005 by the australian passport office of the department of foreign affairs and trade dfat, both in australia and overseas, which enable the passport bearer to travel internationally. In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context a director means the director of immigration and passports appointed by the federal government and includes the officer for the directors. It can involve the illegal use of documents such as passports issued in another persons name. This revised act is an administrative consolidation of the passports act 2008. Definitions part 2australian travel documents division 1issue of.
Australian passports must be issued in forms approved by the minister see subsection 532. Department of foreign affairs and trade online passport. These rules may be called the passport rules, 1974. Chief passports and citizenship officer, passport officers and other staff 4. Passports act 1992 no 92 as at 01 april 2017, public act. Impounding a passport under the passports act ipleaders. Passports that were issued prior to 24 april 2005 remained valid until the date of expiry as stated on the biodata page. The act applies to whole of india extending to citizens of india living outside the country.
South african passports and travel documents act no. The passports act, 1974 contents 1 2 3 without passport. New australian passports act 2005 measures important news regarding passport applications currently in circulation. The evolution of the australian passport old passports and.1277 1011 422 596 1430 216 90 65 840 379 239 256 1430 1199 582 741 488 17 738 1409 462 655 1173 891 194 923 427 607 281 1334 769 1493 578 1313 1364 746 149 131 1188 607 942 1138 265 1132