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IMMI 10/057 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies that Functional English is basic social proficiency in English assessed at International Standard Language Proficiency Rating 2 across all four macro skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking).
Administered by: Education and Training
Registered 17 Dec 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2011
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2011
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2017
Repealed by Immigration (Education) (Functional English) Specification 2017

 


Commonwealth of Australia

 

Immigration (Education) Act 1971

 

 

PROCEDURES OR STANDARDS FOR FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH

(SUBSECTION 3(2))

 

 

I, CHRIS BOWEN, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under subsection 3(2) of the Immigration (Education) Act 1971 (‘the Act’), SPECIFY, for the purposes of the definition of Functional English in subsection 3(1) of the Act that Functional English is basic social proficiency in English assessed at International Standard Language Proficiency Rating 2 across all four macro skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking).

 

 

 

This Instrument, IMMI 10/057, commences on 1 January 2011.

 

 

 

 

Dated 8 December 2010

 

 

 

 

CHRIS BOWEN

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

 

 

 

 

 

 

[NOTE 1:                Subsection 3(2) of the Act provides that the Minister may, by legislative instrument, specify procedures or standards for the purposes of the definition of functional English in subsection 3(1).

NOTE 2:  Subsection 3(1) of the Act provides that a person has functional English if the provider of an approved English course determines, in accordance with any procedures or standards specified by the Minister under subsection 3(2), that the person has functional English.]