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SLI 2010 No. 117 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Principal Regulations) and the Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 (the Education Regulations) to improve immigration policy and provide for increases in fees and charges.
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Made 03 Jun 2010
Registered 08 Jun 2010
Tabled HR 15 Jun 2010
Tabled Senate 15 Jun 2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014

Migration Legislation Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 117

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 and the Immigration (Education) Act 1971.

Dated 3 June 2010

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

CHRIS EVANS


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations                                                        2

                        2     Commencement                                                              2

                        3     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 1   2

                        4     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 2   3

                        5     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 3   3

                        6     Amendment of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — Schedule 4         3

Schedule 1             Amendments relating to Subclass 422 visas                  4

Schedule 2             Amendments relating to personal identifiers                6

Schedule 3             Amendments relating to fees and charges — Migration Regulations 1994            9

Schedule 4             Amendment relating to fees — Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992           15

 

 


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 July 2010.

3              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 1

         (1)   Schedule 1 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 1 apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2010.

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:

                 (a)     made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2010; or

                (b)     made on or after 1 July 2010.

5              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 3

         (1)   Schedule 3 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 3 apply in relation to a matter for which an obligation to pay a fee or charge is incurred on or after 1 July 2010.

6              Amendment of Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992 — Schedule 4

         (1)   Schedule 4 amends the Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992.

         (2)   The amendment made by Schedule 4 applies in relation to an enrolment in a prescribed English course on or after 1 July 2010.


Schedule 1        Amendments relating to Subclass 422 visas

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Schedule 1, heading

substitute

Schedule 1        Classes of visa

(regulations 2.01 and 2.07)

  

[2]           Schedule 1, after paragraph 1214AA (3) (c)

insert

               (d)    Application by a person seeking to satisfy the primary criteria for the grant of the visa must be made before 1 July 2010.

[3]           Schedule 2, Division 422.2, heading, note

substitute

Note   The primary criteria must be satisfied by at least 1 member of a family unit. The person seeking to satisfy the primary criteria must make an application for the visa before 1 July 2010. The other members of the family unit who are applicants for a visa of this subclass need only satisfy the secondary criteria.

[4]           Schedule 2, Division 422.3, heading, note

omit

satisfies the primary criteria.

insert

satisfies the primary criteria on the basis of an application made before 1 July 2010.

[5]           Schedule 2, clause 422.311

substitute

422.311      The applicant is a member of a family unit of a person who applied for a Subclass 422 visa before 1 July 2010.

Schedule 2        Amendments relating to personal identifiers

(subregulation 4 (1))

 

[1]           Regulation 1.03, after definition of permanent humanitarian visa

insert

personal identifier has the meaning given by section 5A of the Act.

[2]           Paragraphs 2.04 (1) (a) and (b)

after

subregulation (2)

insert

or (4)

[3]           Subregulations 2.04 (2), (3) and (4)

substitute

         (2)   For paragraph 40 (3) (a) and subsection 40 (5) of the Act, a circumstance is that a person is:

                (a)    an applicant for a Protection (Class XA) visa; or

               (b)    an applicant for a Temporary Safe Haven (Class UJ) visa who is in Australia at the time of application.

         (3)   For subsection 40 (5) of the Act, the following types of personal identifier are prescribed for the circumstance mentioned in subregulation (2):

                (a)    a photograph or other image of the applicant's face and shoulders;

               (b)    the applicant’s signature.

         (4)   For paragraph 40 (3) (a) and subsection 40 (5) of the Act, a circumstance is that a person:

                (a)    is an applicant for a visa; and

               (b)    is not in Australia at the time of application.

         (5)   For subsection 40 (5) of the Act, the following types of personal identifier are prescribed for the circumstance mentioned in subregulation (4):

                (a)    fingerprints of the applicant (including those taken using paper and ink or digital livescanning technologies);

               (b)    a photograph or other image of the applicant’s face and shoulders.

[4]           Regulation 2.08AC, including the note

substitute

2.08AC   Application for visa — personal identifiers

         (1)   For paragraph 46 (2AC) (a) of the Act, fingerprints of a person (including those taken using paper and ink or digital livescanning technologies) are prescribed.

         (2)   For paragraph 46 (2AC) (b) of the Act, a personal identifier must not be required if:

                (a)    the personal identifier is:

                          (i)    fingerprints of the applicant (including those taken using paper and ink or digital livescanning technologies); or

                         (ii)    a photograph or other image of the applicant’s face and shoulders; and

               (b)    the circumstance is that:

                          (i)    the application is for a bridging visa or a Witness Protection (Trafficking) (Permanent) (Class DH) visa; and

                         (ii)    the applicant is outside Australia at the time of application.

         (3)   For subsection 46 (2C) of the Act:

                (a)    a circumstance is that the application is for a visa other than a bridging visa or a Witness Protection (Trafficking) (Permanent) (Class DH) visa; and

               (b)    a personal identifier is:

                          (i)    a photograph or other image of the applicant’s face and shoulders; or

                         (ii)    the applicant’s signature.

         (4)   For subsection 46 (2C) of the Act:

                (a)    a circumstance is that:

                          (i)    the application:

                                   (A)     is not an application for a bridging visa that is made by an applicant who is outside Australia at the time of the application; and

                                   (B)     is not an application for a Witness Protection (Trafficking) (Permanent) (Class DH) visa that is made by an applicant who is outside Australia at the time of application; and

                         (ii)    the personal identifier mentioned in paragraph (b) is to be provided at a place specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; and

               (b)    a personal identifier is:

                          (i)    fingerprints of a person (including those taken using paper and ink or digital livescanning technologies); or

                         (ii)    a photograph or other image of the applicant’s face and shoulders.

Note   Section 46 of the Act sets out the conditions for a valid visa application. Subsection 46 (2C) provides that, in prescribed circumstances, prescribed types of personal identifiers may be provided by an applicant otherwise than by way of an identification test carried out by an authorised officer (in accordance with subsection 46 (2B)), if the applicant complies with any requirements that are prescribed relating to the provision of the personal identifier.

Schedule 3        Amendments relating to fees and charges — Migration Regulations 1994 

(subregulation 5 (1))

 

[1]           Amendments

Provision

omit

insert

General regulations

Subregulation 2.61 (2), table, item 1, column 4

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Schedule 1

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Schedule 4        Amendment relating to fees — Immigration (Education) Regulations 1992

(subregulation 6 (1))

 

[1]           Paragraph 4 (1) (a)

omit

$400

insert

$410


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