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AGAINST – Regulations and Determinations - Instrument of Designation of the Republic of Nauru as a Regional Processing Country

The majority voted in favour of a motion introduced by Hotham MP Clare O'Neil (Labor), which means it succeeded.

The designation of Nauru as a regional processing country lapsed in October 2022 due to error on the part of either the department, the minister or a combination of both. Read the debate for more information.

Motion text

That, in accordance with section 198AB of the Migration Act 1958, the House approve the instrument of designation of the Republic of Nauru as a regional processing country.


Date and time: 5:55 PM on 2023-02-07
Allegra Spender's vote: No
Total number of "aye" votes: 78
Total number of "no" votes: 14
Total number of abstentions: 59

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