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SLI 2009 No. 116 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Migration Regulations 1994, the Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 and the Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007.
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Registered 22 Jun 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Jun-2009
Tabled Senate24-Jun-2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014
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1 Name of Regulations
2 Commencement
3 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 1
4 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 2
5 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 3
6 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 4
7 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 5
8 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 6
9 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 7
10 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 8
11 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 9
12 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 10
13 Amendment of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — Schedule 11
14 Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 12
15 Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 13
Schedule 1 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — sponsorship
Schedule 2 Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — split visa applications
Schedule 3 Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — technical amendments
Schedule 4 Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 410 visas
Schedule 5 Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Approved Destination Status Scheme
Schedule 6 Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — fees and charges
Schedule 7 Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — change of sponsorship
Schedule 8 Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Witness Protection visas
Schedule 9 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 050 visas
Schedule 10 Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 462 visas
Schedule 11 Amendments of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — fees and charges
Schedule 12 Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — fees and charges
Schedule 13 Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — fees and charges

Migration Legislation Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 116

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Migration Act 1958, the Immigration (Education) Act 1971 and the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.

Dated 18 June 2009

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

CHRIS EVANS


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations                                                        4

                        2     Commencement                                                              4

                        3     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 1   4

                        4     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 2   4

                        5     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 3   4

                        6     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 4   5

                        7     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 5   5

                        8     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 6   5

                        9     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 7   5

                       10     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 8   6

                       11     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 9   6

                       12     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 10  6

                       13     Amendment of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — Schedule 11        7

                       14     Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 12           7

                       15     Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 13           7

Schedule 1             Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — sponsorship           8

Schedule 2             Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — split visa applications      9

Schedule 3             Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — technical amendments    11

Schedule 4             Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 410 visas           14

Schedule 5             Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Approved Destination Status Scheme     15

Schedule 6             Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — fees and charges 16

Schedule 7             Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — change of sponsorship     23

Schedule 8             Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Witness Protection visas  32

Schedule 9             Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 050 visas 39

Schedule 10           Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 462 visas 40

Schedule 11           Amendments of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — fees and charges   41

Schedule 12           Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — fees and charges      42

Schedule 13           Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — fees and charges      43

 

 


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence as follows:

                 (a)     on 27 June 2009 — regulations 1 to 3 and Schedule 1;

                (b)     on 1 July 2009 — the remainder.

3              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 1

         (1)   Schedule 1 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendment made by Schedule 1 applies in relation to an application for approval as a standard business sponsor:

                 (a)     made on or after 27 June 2009; or

                (b)     made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 27 June 2009.

4              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 2

         (1)   Schedule 2 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 2 apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2009.

5              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 3

                Schedule 3 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

Note   There are no transitional arrangements for this Schedule.

6              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 4

         (1)   Schedule 4 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 4 apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2009.

7              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 5

         (1)   Schedule 5 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 5 apply in relation to an application for a visa:

                 (a)     made on or after 1 July 2009; or

                (b)     made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2009.

8              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 6

         (1)   Schedule 6 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 6 apply in relation to a matter for which an obligation to pay a fee is incurred on or after 1 July 2009.

9              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 7

         (1)   Schedule 7 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 7 apply in relation to an application for a visa:

                 (a)     made on or after 1 July 2009; or

                (b)     made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2009.

10            Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 8

         (1)   Schedule 8 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 8 apply in relation to:

                 (a)     an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2009; and

                (b)     an application for a visa (other than a Witness Protection (Trafficking) (Temporary) (Class UM) visa) made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2009.

         (3)   The amendments made by Schedule 8 do not apply in relation to an application for a Witness Protection (Trafficking) (Temporary) (Class UM) visa made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2009.

11            Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 9

         (1)   Schedule 9 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendment made by Schedule 9 applies in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2009.

12            Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 10

         (1)   Schedule 10 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendment made by Schedule 10 applies in relation to an application for a Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) visa:

                 (a)     made on or after 1 July 2009; or

                (b)     made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2009.

13            Amendment of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — Schedule 11

         (1)   Schedule 11 amends the Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 11 apply in relation to an enrolment in a prescribed English course on or after 1 July 2009.

14            Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 12

         (1)   Schedule 12 amends the Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 12 apply in relation to an application made under Part 2 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 on or after 1 July 2009.

15            Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007­ — Schedule 13

         (1)   Schedule 13 amends the Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 13 apply in relation to an application made under the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 on or after 1 July 2009.


Schedule 1        Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — sponsorship

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           After paragraph 1.20D (2) (c)

insert

              (ca)    the applicant for approval has attested in writing that the applicant has a strong record of, or a demonstrated commitment to:

                          (i)    employing local labour; and

                         (ii)    non-discriminatory employment practices; and

Schedule 2        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — split visa applications

(regulation 4)

 

[1]           After regulation 1.20K

insert

1.20KA   Limitation on approval of sponsorship — partner (provisional or temporary) or prospective marriage (temporary) visas

         (1)   This regulation applies if:

                (a)    a person is granted a specified visa on or after 1 July 2009; and

               (b)    the person seeks approval to sponsor the relevant applicant on or after 1 July 2009; and

                (c)    the person was the spouse or de facto partner of the relevant applicant on or before the day the specified visa was granted to the person.

         (2)   The Minister must not approve sponsorship by the person of the relevant applicant within 5 years after the day when the person was granted the specified visa.

         (3)   Despite subregulation (2), the Minister may approve sponsorship by the person of the relevant applicant:

                (a)    if the relevant applicant had compelling reasons, other than reasons related to his or her financial circumstances, for not applying for a specified visa at the same time as the person applied for his or her specified visa; or

               (b)    if:

                          (i)    the relevant applicant applied for a specified visa at the same time as the sponsor; and

                         (ii)    the relevant applicant withdrew the application for the specified visa before it was granted; and

                         (iii)    the relevant applicant had compelling reasons, other than reasons related to his or her financial circumstances, for withdrawing the application for the specified visa.

         (4)   In this regulation:

relevant applicant means the applicant for:

                (a)    a Partner (Provisional) (Class UF) visa; or

               (b)    a Partner (Temporary) (Class UK) visa; or

                (c)    a Prospective Marriage (Temporary) (Class TO) visa.

specified visa means:

                (a)    a Subclass 143 (Contributory Parent) visa; or

               (b)    a Subclass 864 (Contributory Aged Parent) visa.

[2]           Schedule 2, clauses 300.222, 309.222 and 820.221A, note

substitute

Note   For limitations on the Minister’s discretion to approve sponsorships, see regulations 1.20J and 1.20KA.

Schedule 3        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — technical amendments

(regulation 5)

 

[1]           Schedule 2, subclauses 405.227 (2) and (3)

omit

Gazette Notice

insert

instrument in writing

[2]           Schedule 2, subclauses 405.228 (2) and (3)

omit

Gazette Notice

insert

instrument in writing

[3]           Further amendments — Gazette Notice

                The following provisions are amended by omitting ‘a Gazette notice’ and inserting ‘an instrument in writing’:

                  ·    subregulation 3.10A (1)

                  ·    paragraphs 3.10A (2) (a), (b) and (c)

                  ·    Schedule 1, subparagraphs 1118A (3) (a) (i) and (ii)

                  ·    Schedule 1, subparagraphs 1212B (3) (a) (i) and (ii)

                  ·    Schedule 1, subparagraphs 1217 (3) (a) (i) and (ii)

                  ·    Schedule 1, subparagraph 1218 (1) (b) (iii)

                  ·    Schedule 1, paragraph 1218 (3) (d)

                  ·    Schedule 1, subparagraphs 1222 (1) (aa) (i) and (ii)

                  ·    Schedule 2, subparagraph 580.112 (e) (vi)

                  ·    Schedule 2, subparagraph 580.113 (e) (vi)

                  ·    Schedule 2, paragraphs 676.214 (a) and (b)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A204 (c) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A204 (c) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A204 (c) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A205 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (b) (vi)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A208 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A305 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vi)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subparagraph 5A308 (2) (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A404 (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A404 (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A404 (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A405 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (b) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A407 (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A407 (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A407 (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A408 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A504 (1) (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A504 (1) (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A504 (1) (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A505 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A506 (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subparagraph 5A506 (g) (i)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A507 (1) (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A507 (1) (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A507 (1) (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A508 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (e) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A509 (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subparagraph 5A509 (g) (i)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A604 (2) (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A604 (2) (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A604 (2) (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A605 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A607 (2) (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A607 (2) (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A607 (2) (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A608 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A704 (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A704 (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A704 (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A705 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (b) (vi)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A707 (d) (ii) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A707 (d) (iv) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, sub-subparagraph 5A707 (d) (vi) (A)

                  ·    Schedule 5A, subclause 5A708 (2), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5B, subclause 5B201 (3), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5B, subclause 5B202 (3), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5B, subclause 5B301 (3), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii)

                  ·    Schedule 5B, subclause 5B302 (3), definition of funds from an acceptable source, subparagraph (d) (vii).

Schedule 4        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 410 visas

(regulation 6)

 

[1]           Schedule 1, sub-subparagraph 1217 (2) (a) (i) (A)

omit

1 March 2003

insert

1 July 2009

[2]           Schedule 2, clause 410.611

omit

[3]           Schedule 2, after clause 410.612

insert

Note   There are no mandatory conditions.

Schedule 5        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Approved Destination Status Scheme

(regulation 7)

 

[1]           Subparagraph 1.18 (2) (b) (ii)

omit

Minister.

insert

Minister;

[2]           After paragraph 1.18 (2) (b)

insert

                (c)    a set of questions in a form that:

                          (i)    is stored in an electronic format; and

                         (ii)    is approved by the Minister for use in making an application for the visa.

[3]           Schedule 1, subparagraph 1218 (1) (b) (iv)

omit

48G.

insert

48G or 48G (electronic).

 

Schedule 6        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — fees and charges

(regulation 8)

 

[1]           Amendments

Provision

omit

insert

General regulations

Subregulation 1.20C (3)

$285

$345

Paragraph 1.20G (5) (a)

$60

$70

Paragraph 1.20G (5) (b)

$280

$340

Paragraph 1.20G (5) (c)

$280

$340

Paragraph 1.20G (5) (d)

$60

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Subregulation 1.20GA (4)

$280

$340

Subregulation 1.20GA (5)

$60

$70

Subregulation 1.20N (3)

$1 145

$1 370

Subregulation 5.37 (1)

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Paragraph 5.38 (2) (a)

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Paragraph 5.38 (2) (b)

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Schedule 1

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Paragraph 1135 (2) (a)

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$2 925

$3 510

Sub-sub-subparagraph 1136 (2) (a) (i) (E) (II)

$195

$230

Subparagraph 1136 (2) (a) (ii)

$2 105

$2 525

Sub-subparagraph 1136 (2) (b) (i) (C)

$2 925

$3 510

Paragraph 1202A (2) (a)

$2 800

$3 360

Sub-subparagraph 1202A (2) (b) (i) (C)

$5 865

$7 040

Sub-subparagraph 1202A (2) (b) (ii) (C)

$2 925

$3 510

Subparagraph 1205 (2) (a) (iv)

$2 500

$2 600

Subparagraph 1205 (2) (a) (iva)

$2 500

$2 600

Subparagraph 1205 (2) (a) (v)

$250

$260

Paragraph 1207 (2) (a)

$250

$260

Subparagraph 1208 (2) (a) (ii)

$250

$260

Subparagraph 1208A (2) (a) (i)

$75

$90

Subparagraph 1211 (2) (a) (ii)

$155

$185

Paragraph 1212A (2) (a)

$195

$230

Paragraph 1212B (2) (a)

$195

$230

Paragraph 1212B (2) (b)

$8 700

$10 440

Paragraph 1214AA (2) (a)

$250

$260

Sub-subparagraph 1214A (2) (a) (i) (A)

$45

$55

Sub-sub-subparagraph 1214A (2) (a) (i) (B) (II)

$45

$55

Subparagraph 1214A (2) (a) (ii)

$190

$225

Paragraph 1214BA (2) (a)

$195

$230

Paragraph 1215 (2) (a)

$1 420

$1 705

Subparagraph 1216A (2) (a) (ii)

$2 415

$2 900

Sub-subparagraph 1216A (2) (b) (i) (D)

$5 345

$6 415

Sub-subparagraph 1216A (2) (b) (ii) (D)

$2 680

$3 215

Sub-subparagraph 1216A (2) (b) (iii) (C)

$2 680

$3 215

Subparagraph 1217 (2) (a) (ii)

$250

$260

Subparagraph 1217A (2) (a) (i)

$100

$105

Sub-subparagraph 1218 (2) (a) (ii) (A)

$100

$105

Sub-subparagraph 1218 (2) (a) (ii) (B)

$240

$250

Subparagraph 1218A (2) (a) (i)

$195

$230

Subparagraph 1218A (2) (a) (ii)

$195

$230

Subparagraph 1218A (2) (a) (iii)

$2 105

$2 525

Sub-subparagraph 1218A (2) (b) (i) (D)

$2 925

$3 510

Sub-subparagraph 1218A (2) (b) (ii) (C)

$2 925

$3 510

Paragraph 1220B (2) (a)

$250

$260

Subparagraph 1221 (2) (a) (iii)

$1 420

$1 705

Sub-subparagraph 1221 (2) (b) (i) (B)

$1 415

$1 485

Subparagraph 1221 (2) (b) (iii)

$19 635

$20 595

Subparagraph 1221A (2) (a) (iii)

$2 105

$2 525

Sub-subparagraph 1221A (2) (b) (i) (B)

$1 415

$1 485

Subparagraph 1221A (2) (b) (iii)

$19 635

$20 595

Subparagraph 1222 (2) (a) (ii)

$60

$70

Subparagraph 1222 (2) (a) (iv)

$450

$540

Subparagraph 1223A (2) (a) (i)

$100

$105

Subparagraph 1223A (2) (a) (iii)

$250

$260

Paragraph 1224A (2) (a)

$195

$230

Subitem 1225 (2)

$195

$230

Subparagraph 1226 (2) (a) (ii)

$195

$230

Subparagraph 1226 (2) (a) (iii)

$2 105

$2 525

Sub-subparagraph 1226 (2) (b) (i) (D)

$2 925

$3 510

Sub-subparagraph 1226 (2) (b) (ii) (C)

$2 925

$3 510

Subparagraph 1228 (2) (a) (i)

$2 105

$2 525

Subparagraph 1228 (2) (a) (ii)

$195

$230

Sub-subparagraph 1228 (2) (b) (i) (C)

$2 925

$3 510

Subparagraph 1229 (2) (a) (i)

$195

$230

Sub-subparagraph 1229 (2) (a) (ii) (D)

$195

$230

Subparagraph 1229 (2) (a) (iii)

$2 105

$2 525

Sub-subparagraph 1229 (2) (b) (i) (D)

$2 925

$3 510

Paragraph 1302 (2) (a)

$75

$90

Schedule 7        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — change of sponsorship

(regulation 9)

 

[1]           Subregulation 1.20K (1)

substitute

         (1)   The Minister must not grant a Subclass 115 visa or Subclass 835 visa to an applicant (who is making the current application) if:

                (a)    a Subclass 104 visa, a Subclass 115 visa, a Subclass 806 visa or a Subclass 835 visa has previously been granted to the person (person S) who is the sponsor of the applicant at the time of decision in relation to the current application; or

               (b)    a Subclass 104 visa, a Subclass 115 visa, a Subclass 806 visa or a Subclass 835 visa has previously been granted to another person (who made the previous application):

                          (i)    who was sponsored or nominated by person S at the time of the decision in relation to the previous application; and

                         (ii)    on the basis of sponsorship or nomination by person S.

[2]           Schedule 2, clauses 103.222 and 103.223

substitute

103.222      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 103.212, approved by the Minister, is in force, whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in clause 103.212.

[3]           Schedule 2, clause 103.312

substitute

103.312      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 103.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant.

[4]           Schedule 2, clause 103.322

substitute

103.322      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 103.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant;

                   whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor when the Minister first approved a sponsorship.

[5]           Schedule 2, clause 115.222

substitute

115.222      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 115.212, approved by the Minister, is in force, whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in clause 115.212.

[6]           Schedule 2, clause 115.312

substitute

115.312      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 115.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant.

[7]           Schedule 2, clause 115.322

substitute

115.322      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 115.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant;

                   whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

[8]           Schedule 2, paragraph 143.212 (4) (a)

substitute

                   (a)     the applicant:

                              (i)   is the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application; or

                             (ii)   both:

                                    (A)   was the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa; and

                                    (B)   is the holder of a substituted Subclass 676 visa at the time of application; and

[9]           Schedule 2, clauses 143.222 and 143.223

substitute

143.222      If a sponsorship of the kind mentioned in subclause 143.212 (2) or (3) was in force in relation to the applicant at the time of application, a sponsorship of that kind, approved by the Minister, is in force in relation to:

                   (a)     the sponsor at the time of application; or

                  (b)     another sponsor who meets the requirements set out in subclause 143.212 (2) or (3);

                   whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in subclause 143.212 (2) or (3).

143.222A   If clause 143.222 does not apply:

                   (a)     the applicant was the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application; and

                  (b)     a sponsor of the applicant who usually resides in Australia dies before a decision is made to grant, or to refuse to grant, the Subclass 143 (Contributory Parent) visa; and

                   (c)     there is no other sponsor available who meets the requirements set out in subclause 143.212 (2) or (3).

[10]         Schedule 2, clauses 173.222 and 173.223

substitute

173.222      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 173.212, approved by the Minister, is in force, whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in clause 173.212.

[11]         Schedule 2, clause 173.312

substitute

173.312      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 173.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant.

[12]         Schedule 2, clause 173.322

substitute

173.322      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 173.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant;

                   whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

[13]         Schedule 2, after clause 804.213

insert

804.214      If the applicant is not the holder of a substituted Subclass 676 visa, the applicant satisfies the balance of family test.

[14]         Schedule 2, clauses 804.222 and 804.223

substitute

804.222      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 804.212 is in force, whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in clause 804.212.

[15]         Schedule 2, clause 804.312

substitute

804.312      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 804.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant.

[16]         Schedule 2, clause 804.325

substitute

804.325      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 804.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant;

                   whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

[17]         Schedule 2, clause 835.227

substitute

835.227      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 835.213, approved by the Minister, is in force, whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in clause 835.213.

[18]         Schedule 2, clause 835.312

substitute

835.312      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 835.213 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant.

[19]         Schedule 2, clause 835.325

substitute

835.325      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 835.213 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant;

                   whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

[20]         Schedule 2, paragraph 864.213 (4) (a)

substitute

                   (a)     the applicant:

                              (i)   is the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application; or

                             (ii)   both:

                                    (A)   was the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa; and

                                    (B)   is the holder of a substituted Subclass 676 visa at the time of application; and

[21]         Schedule 2, clause 864.222

substitute

864.222      If a sponsorship of the kind mentioned in subclause 864.212 (2) or (3) was in force in relation to the applicant at the time of application, a sponsorship of that kind, approved by the Minister, is in force in relation to:

                   (a)     the sponsor at the time of application; or

                  (b)     another sponsor who meets the requirements set out in subclause 864.212 (2) or (3);

                   whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in subclause 864.212 (2) or (3).

864.222A   If clause 864.222 does not apply:

                   (a)     the applicant was the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application; and

                  (b)     a sponsor of the applicant who usually resides in Australia dies before a decision is made to grant, or to refuse to grant, the Subclass 864 (Contributory Aged Parent) visa; and

                   (c)     there is no other sponsor available who meets the requirements set out in subclause 864.212 (2) or (3).

[22]         Schedule 2, clause 864.223, table, item 1, column 3

substitute

public interest criteria 4001, 4002, 4003, 4004, 4005, 4009, 4010 and 4019

 [23]        Schedule 2, clauses 884.222 and 884.223

substitute

884.222      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 884.212, approved by the Minister, is in force, whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Note   The applicant may seek the Minister’s approval for a change of sponsor as long as the new sponsor meets the description in clause 884.212.

[24]         Schedule 2, clause 884.312

substitute

884.312      A sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 884.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                   (a)     is in force; and

                  (b)     includes sponsorship of the applicant.

[25]         Schedule 2, paragraph 884.322 (a)

substitute

                   (a)     a sponsorship of the kind mentioned in clause 884.212 of the person who satisfies the primary criteria, approved by the Minister:

                              (i)   is in force; and

                             (ii)   includes sponsorship of the applicant;

                            whether or not the sponsor was the sponsor at the time of application.

Schedule 8        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 — Witness Protection visas

(regulation 10)

 

[1]           Subregulation 1.12AA (2)

omit

[2]           Regulation 2.07AJ

omit

[3]           Paragraph 2.07AK (3) (b)

omit

[4]           Paragraph 2.07AK (3) (c)

after

Attorney-General

insert

(or a person authorised by the Attorney-General)

[5]           Subparagraphs 2.07AK (3) (c) (i) and (ii)

omit

significant

[6]           Paragraph 2.07AK (3) (h)

substitute

                (h)    the person indicates in writing that he or she accepts the offer, not later than:

                          (i)    28 days after the person is taken to have received the offer; or

                         (ii)    a later date determined by an authorised officer.

Note   See section 494C of the Act for when a person is taken to have received a document given by one of the methods specified in section 494B of the Act.

[7]           Paragraph 2.07AK (4) (b)

omit

paragraph (3) (h); and

insert

paragraph (3) (h).

[8]           Paragraphs 2.07AK (4) (c) and (d)

omit

[9]           After subregulation 2.07AK (4)

insert

         (5)   For subregulation (4), the first person may be in or outside Australia.

[10]         Paragraph 2.08AB (b)

omit

visa; or

insert

visa.

[11]         Paragraph 2.08AB (c), except the note

omit

[12]         Subparagraph 2.08AC (a) (ii)

omit

visa; or

insert

visa; and

[13]         Subparagraph 2.08AC (a) (iii)

omit

[14]         Sub-subparagraph 2.20 (14) (a) (ii) (E)

substitute

                                    (E)     the non-citizen has been identified as a suspected victim of human trafficking; and

[15]         Subregulation 2.20B (2)

omit

had not been immigration cleared,

insert

had been immigration cleared,

[16]         Paragraph 2.21B (1) (b)

substitute

               (b)    a valid oral application for a Tourist (Class TR) visa; or

                (c)    a valid application under regulation 2.07AK;

[17]         Schedule 1, item 1224AA

omit

[18]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1306 (3) (c)

substitute

                (c)    One of the following subparagraphs applies in relation to the applicant:

                          (i)    the applicant does not hold a visa and has not held a Bridging F (Class WF) visa since he or she last entered Australia;

                         (ii)    the applicant:

                                   (A)     does not hold a visa; and

                                   (B)     has held one Bridging F (Class WF) visa since last entering Australia; and

                                   (C)     has not held another visa since holding that visa;

                         (iii)    the applicant holds a Bridging F (Class WF) visa, which is the first Bridging F (Class WF) visa held since he or she last entered Australia.

[19]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1306 (3) (d), except the note

substitute

               (d)    Either:

                          (i)    an officer of the Australian Federal Police, or of a police force of a State or Territory, has told Immigration, in writing, that the applicant has been identified as a suspected victim of human trafficking; or

                         (ii)    the applicant is a member of the immediate family of a person who an officer of the Australian Federal Police, or of a police force of a State or Territory, has told Immigration, in writing, has been identified as a suspected victim of human trafficking.

[20]         Schedule 2, clause 060.221

substitute

060.221      The Minister is satisfied that the applicant has been identified as a suspected victim of human trafficking.

[21]         Schedule 2, clause 060.322

substitute

060.322      The Minister is satisfied that the applicant continues to be a member of the immediate family of a person who has been identified as a suspected victim of human trafficking.

[22]         Schedule 2, paragraph 060.411 (3) (a)

omit

had not been immigration cleared;

insert

had been immigration cleared;

[23]         Schedule 2, subclause 060.511 (2)

omit

had not been immigration cleared,

substitute

had been immigration cleared,

[24]         Schedule 2, subparagraph 060.511 (3) (b) (ii)

omit

30

insert

45

[25]         Schedule 2, subparagraphs 060.511 (3) (b) (iii) and (iv)

substitute

                         (iii)    if:

                                   (A)     an officer of the Australian Federal Police, or of a police force of a State or Territory, has told Immigration, in writing, under paragraph 1306 (3) (d) of Schedule 1 that the holder has been identified as a suspected victim of human trafficking; and

                                   (B)     an officer of that police force tells Immigration, in writing, that the holder is no longer identified as a suspected victim;

                                 when the Minister gives a written notice to the holder, by one of the methods specified in section 494B of the Act, that the holder is no longer identified as a suspected victim;

                        (iv)    if:

                                   (A)     a holder is a member of the immediate family of a person; and

                                   (B)     an officer of the Australian Federal Police, or of a police force of a State or Territory, has told Immigration, in writing, under paragraph 1306 (3) (d) of Schedule 1 that the person has been identified as a suspected victim of human trafficking; and

                                   (C)     an officer of that police force tells Immigration, in writing, that the person is no longer identified as a suspected victim;

                                 when the Minister gives a written notice to the holder, by one of the methods specified in section 494B of the Act, that the person is no longer identified as a suspected victim.

[26]         Schedule 2, Part 787

omit

[27]         Schedule 2, clause 852.221

omit

[28]         Schedule 2, clause 852.411

substitute

852.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted.

[29]         Schedule 2, Division 852.6

substitute

852.6     Conditions

852.611      If the applicant is outside Australia when the visa is granted, first entry must be made before a date specified for this clause by the Minister.

Schedule 9        Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 050 visas

(regulation 11)

 

[1]           Subregulation 2.43 (3), definition of relevant visa

before

(a)    Subclass 200;

insert

(aa)  Subclass 050;

Schedule 10      Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Subclass 462 visas

(regulation 12)

 

[1]           Schedule 2, paragraph 462.511 (a)

omit

3 months

insert

12 months

Schedule 11      Amendments of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — fees and charges

(regulation 13)

 

[1]           Paragraph 4 (1) (a)

omit

$335

insert

$400

[2]           Paragraph 4 (1) (b)

omit

$75

insert

$90

Schedule 12      Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — fees and charges

(regulation 14)

 

[1]           Amendments

Provision

omit

insert

 

General regulations

Subregulation 13 (5)

$120

$130

Schedule 3, table

 

Item 1, column 3

$110

$120

 

Item 1, column 3

$85

$95

 

Item 2, column 3

$110

$120

 

Item 3, column 3

$110

$120

 

Item 3, column 3

$85

$95

 

Item 4, column 3

$110

$120

 

Item 14A, column 3

$240

$260

 

Item 15, column 3

$120

$130

 

Item 15B, column 3

$120

$130

 

Item 15D, column 3

$120

$130

 

Item 17, column 3

$65

$70

 

Item 18, column 3

$260

$285

 

Item 20, column 3

$55

$60

 

Schedule 13      Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — fees and charges

(regulation 15)

 

[1]           Subregulation 12A (2)

omit

 places and currency instrument

insert

 places and currencies instrument

[2]           Subregulation 12A (3)

omit

 places and currency instrument

insert

 places and currencies instrument

[3]           Subregulation 12A (7), definition of conversion instrument

substitute

conversion instrument means the instrument titled Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies, (IMMI 09/038) that commenced on 1 July 2009.

[4]           Subregulation 12A (7), definition of places and currencies instrument

substitute

places and currencies instrument means the instrument titled Places and Currencies for Paying of Fees, (IMMI 09/039) that commenced on 1 July 2009.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.