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A Bill for an Act to make payable certain fees paid in relation to sponsorship of applicants for temporary visas, and for related purposes.
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
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Registered 04 Jun 2007
Introduced HR 30 May 2007

2004‑2005‑2006‑2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migration (Sponsorship Fees) Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Immigration and Citizenship)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to make payable certain fees paid in relation to sponsorship of applicants for temporary visas, and for related purposes

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Fees payable....................................................................................... 2

 


A Bill for an Act to make payable certain fees paid in relation to sponsorship of applicants for temporary visas, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Migration (Sponsorship Fees) Act 2007.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Fees payable

             (1)  This section applies to a fee paid if:

                     (a)  the fee was paid for the sponsorship of an applicant for a temporary visa; and

                     (b)  the application was made on or after 1 May 1997 and before 24 May 2007; and

                     (c)  the fee was purportedly paid under regulation 5.38 of the Migration Regulations 1994.

             (2)  The fee is taken to have been payable at the time the fee was paid.