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SR 1998 No 34 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 2004 No. 247
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Start Date 01 Jul 2004
End Date 30 Jun 2005

MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998



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Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Regulations 1998

Statutory Rules 1998 No. 34 as amended
made under the
Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997
This compilation was prepared on 12 August 2004
taking into account amendments up to SR 2004 No. 247
Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General's Department, Canberra


MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998
- REG 1
Name of regulations [see Note 1]

These regulations are the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Regulations 1998.

MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998
- REG 2
Commencement

These regulations commence on 21 March 1998.

MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998
- REG 3
Interpretation

(1)
In these Regulations:

Act means the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997.
(2) In these Regulations, an individual applies for repeat registration if the individual:

(a)
applies for registration; and

(b)
has been registered at some time in the period of 12 months before making the application.

MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998
- REG 4
Amount of charge: commercial or for-profit assistance (Act
s 6)

(1)
This regulation applies to an individual who acts, as disclosed in the individual's registration application:

(a)
on a commercial, or for-profit, basis; or

(b)
as a member of, or a person associated with, an organisation that operates on a commercial, or for-profit, basis.

(2)
For the purposes of section 6 of the Act:

(a)
the amount of charge payable on the making of an application for registration, other than repeat registration, made on or after 1 July 2003 is $1 760; and

(b)
the amount of charge payable on the making of an application for repeat registration made on or after 1 July 2003 is $1 050.


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MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998
- REG 5
Amount of charge: non-commercial or non-profit assistance
(Act s 6)

(1)
This regulation applies to an individual who acts, as disclosed in the individual's registration application, solely:

(a)
on a non-commercial or non-profit basis; and

(b)
as a member of, or a person associated with, an organisation that operates in Australia solely on a non-commercial or non-profit basis.

(2)
For the purposes of section 6 of the Act:

(a)
the amount of charge payable on the making of an application for registration, other than repeat registration, made on or after 1 July 2000 is $160; and

(b)
the amount of charge payable on the making of an application for repeat registration made on or after 1 July 2000 is $105.

MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998
- REG 6
Day when registered migration agent begins working on a commercial
basis

For subsection 9 (3) of the Act, a registered migration agent begins to give immigration assistance on a commercial basis on the earlier of:

(a)
the day on which the agent gives a client an estimate of fees before starting work on behalf of the client; and

(b)
the day on which the agent charges a client a fee for services provided.

MIGRATION AGENTS REGISTRATION APPLICATION CHARGE REGULATIONS 1998
Notes to the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Regulations 1998

Note 1

The Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Regulations 1998 (in force under the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1998 No. 34 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Statutory Rules

Year and
number
Date of notification
in Gazette
Date of
commencement
Application, saving or
transitional provisions
1998 No. 34
20 Mar 1998
21 Mar 1998

1998 No. 282
1 Sept 1998
1 Sept 1998

1999 No. 89
4 June 1999
1 July 1999

2000 No. 65
4 May 2000
1 July 2000

2001 No. 144
20 June 2001
1 July 2001

2003 No. 93
22 May 2003
1 July 2003

2004 No. 130
18 June 2004
1 July 2004 (see r. 2 and Gazette 2004, No. GN23)

2004 No. 192
1 July 2004
1 July 2004

2004 No. 247
12 Aug 2004
1 July 2004

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. = repealed rs. = repealed and substituted
Provision affected
How affected
R. 3
am. 1998 No. 282; 1999 No. 89

rs. 2000 No. 65
R. 4
ad. 2000 No. 65

am. 2001 No. 144; 2003 No. 93; 2004 No. 192, 2004 No. 247
R. 5
ad. 2000 No. 65

am. 2001 No. 144; 2003 No. 93; 2004 No. 192, 2004 No. 247
R. 6
ad. 2004 No. 130