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SR 1996 No. 237 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Tradespersons' Rights (Cost Recovery) Regulations.
Administered by: DEWR
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Nov-1996
Tabled Senate18-Nov-1996
Gazetted 30 Oct 1996
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1996   No. 2371


Tradespersons’ Rights (Cost Recovery) Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act  1946.

Dated 23 October 1996.


                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE


By His Excellency’s Command,




Minister for Industrial Relations


1.   Commencement

1.1   These Regulations commence on 1 November 1996.

2.   Amendment

2.1   The Tradespersons’ Rights (Cost Recovery) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

3.   Regulation 3 (Application fee and trade test fee)

3.1   Subregulation 3 (1):

Omit “The”, substitute “Subject to subregulations (3) and (4), the”.

3.2   Subregulation 3 (1):

Omit “$100”, substitute “$280”.

3.3   Add at the end:

           “(3)   The fee payable to the Department in respect of an application for a trade certificate is $70 if:

             (a)   the applicant is a person to whom a permanent visa has been granted under the Migration Act 1958; and

             (b)   for the purposes of the grant of that visa, the applicant has been given a points score under subsection 93 (1) of the Migration Act 1958 on the basis of an assessment by the Department (as the relevant Australian authority), as mentioned in subparagraph 6101 (a) (iv) or paragraph 6102 (c) of Schedule 6 to the Migration Regulations, that:

                          (i)   a degree, trade certificate, diploma, associate diploma or post-trade qualification obtained by the applicant; or

                         (ii)   work experience of the applicant; or

                       (iii)   a combination of academic or professional study or trade training and work experience of the applicant;

                     is equivalent to the Australian standards for the occupation in relation to which the application for the trade certificate has been made.

           “(4)   The fee payable to the Department in respect of an application for a replacement trade certificate is $95.”.

4.   Regulation 4 (Waiver or deferral of payment of fees)

4.1   Omit the regulation.


1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 30 October 1996.

2.   Statutory Rules 1993 No. 372.