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SLI 2011 No. 105 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Migration Regulations 1994, the Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 and the Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12) to increase fees and charges to reflect regular changes that are made every 1 July to adjust fees and charges in legislation administered by the Minister to strengthen and improve immigration policy.
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Made 16 Jun 2011
Registered 21 Jun 2011
Tabled HR 22 Jun 2011
Tabled Senate 22 Jun 2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Immigration and Border Protection (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
Table of contents.

Migration Legislation Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 105

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 Australian Citizenship Act 2007.

Dated 16 June 2011

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

CHRIS BOWEN


Contents

                         

                        1     Name of Regulations                                                       3

                        2     Commencement                                                              3

                        3     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 1  3

                        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  4

                        7     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 5  4

                        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  5

                       11     Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 9  5

                       12     Amendment of Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12) — Schedule 10         5

                       13     Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 11          6

                       14     Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 12          6

                       15     Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 13          6

Schedule 1              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to personal identifiers            7

Schedule 2              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to balance of family test       9

Schedule 3              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to definitions and Business Skills visas                                                                                    11

Schedule 4              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to public interest criteria      13

Schedule 5              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to Bridging E (Class WE) visas        20

Schedule 6              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to eligible non-citizens        25

Schedule 7              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to bridging visas      26

Schedule 8              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to fees and charges  27

Schedule 9              Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to family stream visas          33

Schedule 10            Amendment of Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12)   36

Schedule 11            Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to Centrelink concession codes                                                                           37

Schedule 12            Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to evidence of citizenship                                                                                    38

Schedule 13            Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 39

 

 


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 July 2011.

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 a visa made on or after 1 July 2011.

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 2011.

5              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 3

         (1)   Schedule 3 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by items [2] to [7] of Schedule 3 apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2011.

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:

                 (a)     made, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2011; or

                (b)     made on or after 1 July 2011.

7              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 5

         (1)   Schedule 5 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by items [1] and [6] to [8] of Schedule 5 apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2011.

         (3)   The amendments made by items [2] to [5] of Schedule 5 apply in relation to all bridging visas that are held at any time on or after 1 July 2011, regardless of whether the bridging visas were granted before, on or after 1 July 2011.

8              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 6

                Schedule 6 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

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, but not finally determined (within the meaning of subsection 5 (9) of the Migration Act 1958), before 1 July 2011; or

                (b)     made on or after 1 July 2011.

10            Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 8

         (1)   Schedule 8 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 8 apply to a matter for which an obligation to pay a fee or charge is incurred on or after 1 July 2011.

11            Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 — Schedule 9

         (1)   Schedule 9 amends the Migration Regulations 1994.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 9 apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2011.

12            Amendment of Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12) — Schedule 10

                Schedule 10 amends the Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12).

13            Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 11

         (1)   Schedule 11 amends the Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007.

         (2)   The amendments made by Schedule 11 apply in relation to an application made under section 21 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 on or after 1 July 2011.

14            Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 12

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

       (2)   The amendment made by Schedule 12 applies in relation to an application for evidence of Australian citizenship made under section 37 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 on or after 1 July 2011.

15            Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 — Schedule 13

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

         (2)   The amendment made by Schedule 13 applies in relation to an application if:

                 (a)     the application is made under a provision of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007; and

                (b)     the application is made on or after 1 July 2011.


Schedule 1        Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to personal identifiers

(regulation 3)

 

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

omit

subregulation (2) or (4)

insert

subregulation (2) or (3)

[2]           Subregulations 2.04 (3) to (5)

substitute

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

                (a)    a person:

                          (i)    is an applicant for a class of visa; and

                         (ii)    is not in Australia at the time of the application; and

               (b)    the personal identifiers mentioned in subregulation (6) are provided at a place specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph.

         (4)   For paragraph 40 (3C) (a) of the Act, fingerprints of a person (including those taken using paper and ink or digital livescanning technologies) are prescribed.

         (5)   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.

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

                (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.

Schedule 2        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to balance of family test

(regulation 4)

 

[1]           Subparagraphs 1.05 (1) (a) (ii) and (iii)

substitute

                         (ii)    a current spouse or current de facto partner of the parent; and

[2]           Paragraph 1.05 (1) (b)

omit

the usual country of residence of the parent.

insert

the child’s last known usual country of residence.

[3]           Subregulation 1.05 (2)

substitute

         (2)   For this regulation:

                (a)    a child of the parent is an eligible child if the child is:

                          (i)    an Australian citizen; or

                         (ii)    an Australian permanent resident usually resident in Australia; or

                        (iii)    an eligible New Zealand citizen usually resident in Australia; and

               (b)    any other child of the parent is an ineligible child.

      (2A)   An ineligible child is taken to be resident overseas.

      (2B)   The overseas country in which an ineligible child is taken to reside is:

                (a)    the overseas country in which the child is usually resident; or

               (b)    the last overseas country in which the child was usually resident; or

                (c)    if the child no longer has a right of return to the country mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) — the child’s country of citizenship.

      (2C)   A parent satisfies the balance of family test if the number of eligible children is greater than or equal to the number of ineligible children.

      (2D)   However, if the greatest number of children who are:

                (a)    ineligible children; and

               (b)    usually resident in a particular overseas country;

is less than the number of eligible children, then the parent satisfies the balance of family test.

[4]           Paragraphs 1.05 (3) (c) and (d)

substitute

                (c)    if the child:

                          (i)    is resident in a refugee camp operated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; and

                         (ii)    is registered by the Commissioner as a refugee.

Schedule 3        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to definitions and Business Skills visas

(regulation 5)

 

[1]           Regulation 1.03, definition of client number

substitute

client number means a client identification number generated by an electronic system maintained by or on behalf of Immigration.

[2]           Schedule 1, subparagraph 1104AA (3) (a) (i)

substitute

                          (i)    if the applicant’s residential address, given using form 47BU, is in Taiwan or PRC, including Hong Kong or Macau — at the address specified by the Minister, in an instrument in writing, for this subparagraph; or

[3]           Schedule 1, subparagraph 1104AA (3) (a) (ii)

omit

[4]           Schedule 1, subparagraph 1104AA (3) (a) (iii)

substitute

                        (iii)    in any other case — at the address specified by the Minister, in an instrument in writing, for this subparagraph.

[5]           Schedule 1, subparagraph 1202A (3) (a) (i)

substitute

                          (i)    if the applicant’s residential address, given using form 47BT, is in Taiwan or PRC, including Hong Kong or Macau — at the address specified by the Minister, in an instrument in writing, for this subparagraph; or

[6]           Schedule 1, subparagraph 1202A (3) (a) (ii)

omit

[7]           Schedule 1, subparagraph 1202A (3) (a) (iii)

substitute

                        (iii)    in any other case — at the address specified by the Minister, in an instrument in writing, for this subparagraph.

Schedule 4        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to public interest criteria

(regulation 6)

 

[1]           Subregulation 2.25A (1)

omit

4005 (a), 4005 (b), 4005 (c),

insert

4005 (1) (a), 4005 (1) (b), 4005 (1) (c),

[2]           Schedule 4, clause 4005

omit

4005        The applicant:

insert

4005        (1)   The applicant:

[3]           Schedule 4, before paragraph 4005 (a)

insert

              (aa)    if the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph:

                          (i)    must undertake any medical assessment specified in the instrument; and

                         (ii)    must be assessed by the person specified in the instrument;

                        unless a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth decides otherwise; and

              (ab)    must comply with any request by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth to undertake a medical assessment; and

[4]           Schedule 4, paragraph 4005 (c)

substitute

                (c)    is free from a disease or condition in relation to which:

                          (i)    a person who has it would be likely to:

                                   (A)     require health care or community services; or

                                   (B)     meet the medical criteria for the provision of a community service;

                                 during the period described in subclause (2); and

                         (ii)    the provision of the health care or community services would be likely to:

                                   (A)     result in a significant cost to the Australian community in the areas of health care and community services; or

                                   (B)     prejudice the access of an Australian citizen or permanent resident to health care or community services;

                                 regardless of whether the health care or community services will actually be used in connection with the applicant; and

[5]           Schedule 4, paragraph 4005 (d)

substitute

               (d)    if the applicant is a person from whom a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth has requested a signed undertaking to present himself or herself to a health authority in the State or Territory of intended residence in Australia for a follow‑up medical assessment — has provided the undertaking.

[6]           Schedule 4, clause 4005

insert

         (2)   For subparagraph (1) (c) (i), the period is:

                (a)    for an application for a permanent visa — the period commencing when the application is made; or

               (b)    for an application for a temporary visa:

                          (i)    the period for which the Minister intends to grant the visa; or

                         (ii)    if the visa is of a subclass specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph — the period commencing when the application is made.

         (3)   Sub-subparagraph (1) (c) (ii) (A) does not apply if:

                (a)    the applicant would not be eligible for the provision of the health care or community services; and

               (b)    the ineligibility would be due to the temporary visa for which the applicant is applying being of a particular subclass; and

                (c)    the subclass is not specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing made under subparagraph (2) (b) (ii).

[7]           Schedule 4, before paragraph 4006A (1) (a)

insert

              (aa)    if the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph:

                          (i)    must undertake any medical assessment specified in the instrument; and

                         (ii)    must be assessed by the person specified in the instrument;

                        unless a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth decides otherwise; and

              (ab)    must comply with any request by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth to undertake a medical assessment; and

[8]           Schedule 4, paragraph 4006A (1) (c)

substitute

                (c)    subject to subclause (2) — is free from a disease or condition in relation to which:

                          (i)    a person who has it would be likely to:

                                   (A)     require health care or community services; or

                                   (B)     meet the medical criteria for the provision of a community service;

                                 during the period described in subclause (1A); and

                         (ii)    the provision of the health care or community services would be likely to:

                                   (A)     result in a significant cost to the Australian community in the areas of health care and community services; or

                                   (B)     prejudice the access of an Australian citizen or permanent resident to health care or community services;

                                 regardless of whether the health care or community services will actually be used in connection with the applicant; and

[9]           Schedule 4, paragraph 4006A (1) (d)

substitute

               (d)    if the applicant is a person from whom a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth has requested a signed undertaking to present himself or herself to a health authority in the State or Territory of intended residence in Australia for a follow‑up medical assessment — has provided the undertaking.

[10]         Schedule 4, after subclause 4006A (1)

insert

      (1A)   For subparagraph (1) (c) (i), the period is:

                (a)    for an application for a permanent visa — the period commencing when the application is made; or

               (b)    for an application for a temporary visa:

                          (i)    the period for which the Minister intends to grant the visa; or

                         (ii)    if the visa is of a subclass specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph — the period commencing when the application is made.

      (1B)   Sub-subparagraph (1) (c) (ii) (A) does not apply if:

                (a)    the applicant would not be eligible for the provision of the health care or community services; and

               (b)    the ineligibility would be due to the temporary visa for which the person is applying being of a particular subclass; and

                (c)    the subclass is not specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing made under subparagraph (1A) (b) (ii).

[11]         Schedule 4, before paragraph 4007 (1) (a)

insert

              (aa)    if the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph:

                          (i)    must undertake any medical assessment specified in the instrument; and

                         (ii)    must be assessed by the person specified in the instrument;

                        unless a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth decides otherwise; and

              (ab)    must comply with any request by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth to undertake a medical assessment; and

[12]         Schedule 4, paragraph 4007 (1) (c)

substitute

                (c)    subject to subclause (2) — is free from a disease or condition in relation to which:

                          (i)    a person who has it would be likely to:

                                   (A)     require health care or community services; or

                                   (B)     meet the medical criteria for the provision of a community service;

                                 during the period described in subclause (1A); and

                         (ii)    the provision of the health care or community services would be likely to:

                                   (A)     result in a significant cost to the Australian community in the areas of health care and community services; or

                                   (B)     prejudice the access of an Australian citizen or permanent resident to health care or community services;

                                 regardless of whether the health care or community services will actually be used in connection with the applicant; and

[13]         Schedule 4, paragraph 4007 (1) (d)

substitute

               (d)    if the applicant is a person from whom a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth has requested a signed undertaking to present himself or herself to a health authority in the State or Territory of intended residence in Australia for a follow‑up medical assessment — has provided the undertaking.

[14]         Schedule 4, after subclause 4007 (1)

insert

      (1A)   For subparagraph (1) (c) (i), the period is:

                (a)    for an application for a permanent visa — the period commencing when the application is made; or

               (b)    for an application for a temporary visa:

                          (i)    the period for which the Minister intends to grant the visa; or

                         (ii)    if the visa is of a subclass specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph — the period commencing when the application is made.

      (1B)   Sub-subparagraph (1) (c) (ii) (A) does not apply if:

                (a)    the applicant would not be eligible for the provision of the health care or community services; and

               (b)    the ineligibility would be due to the temporary visa for which the person is applying being of a particular subclass; and

                (c)    the subclass is not specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing made under subparagraph (1A) (b) (ii).

Schedule 5        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to Bridging E (Class WE) visas

(regulation 7)

 

[1]           Regulation 2.24

substitute

2.24        Eligible non-citizen in immigration detention

         (1)   For paragraph 75 (1) (a) of the Act (which deals with the class of bridging visa that may be granted to a non-citizen in immigration detention), the prescribed classes of bridging visa are:

                (a)    Bridging E (Class WE) visa; and

               (b)    Bridging F (Class WF) visa.

         (2)   For a Bridging E (Class WE) visa:

                (a)    if the applicant is an eligible non-citizen of the kind mentioned in subregulation 2.20 (7), (8), (9), (10) or (11), the subclass to be granted is a Subclass 051 Bridging (Protection Visa Applicant) visa; and

               (b)    if paragraph (a) does not apply, the subclass to be granted is a Subclass 050 Bridging (General) visa.

         (3)   For paragraph 75 (1) (b) of the Act (which deals with the time in which the Minister must make a decision on a bridging visa application), if the application is for a Bridging E (Class WE) visa, each item in the table sets out a period for the circumstances mentioned in the item.

Item

Circumstances

Period

1

The application is made by a non-citizen who has been immigration cleared

An officer appointed under subregulation 2.10A (2) as a detention review officer for the State or Territory in which the applicant is detained (a detention review officer) has signed a declaration, within 2 working days after the application is made, that the detention review officer believes that the applicant may not pass the character test under subsection 501 (6) of the Act

90 days

2

The application is made by a non-citizen who has been immigration cleared

A detention review officer has not signed a declaration mentioned in item 1 within 2 working days after the application is made

2 working days

3

The application is made by a non-citizen who is an eligible non-citizen mentioned in subregulation 2.20 (6)

A detention review officer has signed a declaration, within 2 working days after the application is made, that the detention review officer believes that the applicant may not pass the character test under subsection 501 (6) of the Act

90 days

4

The application is made by a non-citizen who is an eligible non-citizen mentioned in subregulation 2.20 (6)

A detention review officer has not signed a declaration mentioned in item 3 within 2 working days after the application is made

2 working days

5

The applicant is not described in items 1 to 4

A detention review officer has signed a declaration, within 28 days after the application is made, that the detention review officer believes that the applicant may not pass the character test under subsection 501 (6) of the Act

90 days

6

The applicant is not described in items 1 to 4

A detention review officer has not signed a declaration mentioned in item 5 within 28 days after the application is made

28 days

         (4)   For paragraph 75 (1) (b) of the Act (which deals with the time in which the Minister must make a decision on a bridging visa application), if the application is for a Bridging F (Class WF) visa, each item in the table sets out a period for the circumstances mentioned in the item.

Item

Circumstances

Period

1

The application is made by a non-citizen who has been immigration cleared

2 working days

2

The application is made by a non-citizen who is an eligible non-citizen referred to in subregulation 2.20 (6)

2 working days

3

The applicant is not described in item 1 or 2

28 days

Note   The prescribed conditions for the purposes of section 75 of the Act are set out in:

(a)  clause 050.612 of Schedule 2 (for a Subclass 050 — Bridging (General) visa); and

(b)  clause 051.611 of Schedule 2 (for a Subclass 051 — Bridging (Protection Visa Applicant) visa); and

(c)   clause 060.611 of Schedule 2 (for a Subclass 060 — Bridging F visa).

[2]           Schedule 2, subparagraph 050.511C (b) (iv)

omit

struck out.

insert

struck out; and

[3]           Schedule 2, after paragraph 050.511C (b)

insert

                   (c)     if the court remits the matter to the Minister for reconsideration, and the Minister approves the person becoming an Australian citizen — permitting the holder to remain in Australia until the day on which the non‑citizen becomes an Australian citizen in accordance with Subdivision B of Division 2 of Part 2 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.

[4]           Schedule 2, subparagraph 050.511D (b) (iii)

omit

withdrawn.

insert

withdrawn; and

[5]           Schedule 2, after paragraph 050.511D (b)

insert

                   (c)     if a review authority remits the matter to the Minister for reconsideration, and the Minister approves the person becoming an Australian citizen — permitting the holder to remain in Australia until the day on which the non-citizen becomes an Australian citizen in accordance with Subdivision B of Division 2 of Part 2 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.

[6]           Schedule 2, clause 050.512

omit

paragraph 050.212 (4) (a) or (d)

insert

paragraph 050.212 (4) (a), (aa) or (d)

[7]           Schedule 2, subclause 050.612A (1)

substitute

050.612A   (1)   This clause applies to a visa that is granted to an applicant:

                   (a)     who meets the requirements of 1 or more of the following:

                              (i)   subparagraph 050.212 (3A) (b) (i);

                             (ii)   subparagraph 050.212 (3A) (b) (ii);

                            (iii)   paragraph 050.212 (4) (a);

                            (iv)   paragraph 050.212 (4) (aa);

                             (v)   paragraph 050.212 (4) (d);

                            (vi)   subclause 050.212 (4AA);

                         (viia)   subclause 050.212 (6AA);

                          (viii)   subclause 050.212 (9); and

                  (b)     who does not meet the requirements of subclause 050.212 (5B), (6) or (6A); and

                   (c)     to whom subclause 050.614 (1) does not apply.

[8]           Schedule 2, subclause 050.613A (1)

omit

(whether or not the applicant is an applicant to which any other clause in this Division applies)

insert

(whether or not the applicant is an applicant to which any other clause in this Division applies, other than clause 050.613)

Schedule 6        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to eligible non-citizens

(regulation 8)

 

[1]           Subregulation 2.20 (1)

omit

(14) and (15)

insert

(14) to (16)

[2]           After subregulation 2.20 (15)

insert

       (16)   This subregulation applies to a non-citizen:

                (a)    who held an enforcement visa that has ceased to be in effect; and

               (b)    who is an unlawful non-citizen; and

               (d)    who is in criminal detention.

Schedule 7        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to bridging visas

(regulation 9)

 

[1]           Schedule 2, after subclause 010.611 (3B)

insert

      (3C)   In the case of a visa granted to a person who meets the requirements of subclause 010.211 (2) or (3) on the basis of:

                (a)    making a valid application for a Subclass 457 (Business (Long Stay)) visa; and

               (b)    holding a Subclass 457 visa (the first visa) at the time of making the application mentioned in paragraph (a);

8107 (if the first visa is subject to that condition) and 8501 (if the first visa is subject to that condition).

[2]           Schedule 2, after subclause 020.611 (4)

insert

      (4A)   In the case of a visa granted to a person on the basis of:

                (a)    making a valid application for a Subclass 457 (Business (Long Stay)) visa; and

               (b)    holding a Subclass 457 visa (the first visa) at the time of making the application mentioned in paragraph (a);

8107 (if the first visa is subject to that condition) and 8501 (if the first visa is subject to that condition).

[3]           Schedule 4, paragraph 4013 (2) (d)

omit

(i), (j), (k), (ka),

insert

(i), (ia), (k), (ka), (kb),

Schedule 8        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to fees and charges

(regulation 10)

 

[1]           Subregulation 4.13 (1)

omit

$1,400.

insert

$1,540.

[2]           Paragraph 4.31B (1) (b)

substitute

               (b)    if the application for review was made on or after 1 July 2003 and before 1 July 2011 — $1,400; or

                (c)    if the application for review was made on or after 1 July 2011 — $1,540.

[3]           Further amendments

Provision

omit

insert

Subregulation 2.61 (2), table, items 1 and 2

$350

$405

Subregulation 2.61 (2), table, item 4

$1 395

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Subregulation 2.61 (2), table, item 5

$350

$405

Subregulation 2.66 (4)

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$405

Paragraph 2.66A (2) (a)

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$405

Subregulation 2.73 (5)

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Paragraph 2.73A (4) (a)

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$165

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Subregulation 5.37 (1)

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$520

Schedule 1

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$4,110

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$270

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$4,110

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$8,240

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$1 060

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$1 510

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$1 060

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$840

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$1 060

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$2 575

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$1 735

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$270

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$270

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$270

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$1 735

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$270

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$270

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$2,960

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$4,110

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$270

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$2,960

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$3 575

$4,110

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$8,240

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$3 575

$4,110

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$3,050

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$265

$305

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$265

$305

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$265

$305

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$105

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$215

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$270

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$305

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$235

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$270

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$1,995

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$120

$140

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$265

$305

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$105

$120

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$105

$110

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$255

$260

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$265

$305

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$1 735

$1,995

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$1 640

$1,730

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$2,960

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$1 640

$1,730

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$24,010

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$565

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$105

$120

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$265

$305

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$270

Subitem 1225 (2)

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$270

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$270

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$2,960

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$4,110

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$2,960

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$235

$270

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$3 575

$4,110

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$235

$270

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$235

$270

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$2,960

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$3 575

$4,110

Paragraph 1302 (2) (a)

$95

$105

Schedule 9        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to family stream visas

(regulation 11)

 

[1]           Schedule 1, after paragraph 1124B (3) (c)

insert

               (d)    If the applicant holds a Subclass 820 (Partner) visa or a Subclass 309 (Partner (Provisional)) visa at the time of making the application for the Partner (Residence) (Class BS) visa, the applicant must not have had any of the following visas refused in the 21 days immediately before making the application for the Partner (Residence) (Class BS) visa:

                          (i)    a Subclass 100 (Spouse) visa;

                         (ii)    a Subclass 100 (Partner) visa;

                        (iii)    a Subclass 110 (Interdependency) visa;

                        (iv)    a Subclass 309 (Spouse (Provisional)) visa;

                         (v)    a Subclass 309 (Partner (Provisional)) visa;

                        (vi)    a Subclass 310 (Interdependency (Provisional)) visa;

                       (vii)    a Subclass 801 (Spouse) visa;

                      (viii)    a Subclass 801 (Partner) visa;

                        (ix)    a Subclass 814 (Interdependency) visa;

                         (x)    a Subclass 820 (Spouse) visa;

                        (xi)    a Subclass 820 (Partner) visa;

                       (xii)    a Subclass 826 (Interdependency) visa.

                (e)    Subject to subitem (3A), if the applicant is a person to whom section 48 of the Act applies, the applicant:

                          (i)    must not have been refused any of the following visas since last entering Australia:

                                   (A)     a Subclass 100 (Spouse) visa;

                                   (B)     a Subclass 100 (Partner) visa;

                                   (C)     a Subclass 110 (Interdependency) visa;

                                   (D)     a Subclass 309 (Spouse (Provisional)) visa;

                                   (E)     a Subclass 309 (Partner (Provisional)) visa;

                                    (F)     a Subclass 310 (Interdependency (Provisional)) visa;

                                   (G)     a Subclass 801 (Spouse) visa;

                                   (H)     a Subclass 801 (Partner) visa;

                                    (I)     a Subclass 814 (Interdependency) visa;

                                    (J)     a Subclass 820 (Spouse) visa;

                                   (K)     a Subclass 820 (Partner) visa;

                                   (L)     a Subclass 826 (Interdependency) visa; and

                         (ii)    must provide, at the same time and place as making the application, an approved form 40SP that has been completed and signed by an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen who claims to be the spouse or de facto partner of the applicant (the partner); and

                        (iii)    must provide, at the same time and place as making the application, 2 statutory declarations each of which:

                                   (A)     is made by an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen who is not the partner; and

                                   (B)     declares that the applicant and the partner are in a married relationship or de facto relationship; and

                                   (C)     was declared no more than 6 weeks before the day on which the application for the Partner (Residence) (Class BS) visa was made.

[2]           Schedule 1, after subitem 1124B (3)

insert

      (3A)   For paragraph (3) (e):

                (a)    the applicant is taken to have met the requirements of the paragraph if the applicant:

                          (i)    is a person to whom section 48 of the Act applies; and

                         (ii)    claims to be a dependent child of a person who has met the requirements of paragraph (3) (e); and

               (b)    if the applicant leaves and re-enters the migration zone while holding a bridging visa, the applicant is taken to have been continuously in the migration zone despite the travel.

[3]           Schedule 1, paragraphs 1214C (3) (h) and (i)

omit

[4]           Schedule 2, after clause 115.228

insert

115.229      If the applicant has not turned 18, public interest criteria 4017 and 4018 are satisfied in relation to the applicant.

[5]           Schedule 2, after clause 116.228

insert

116.229      If the applicant has not turned 18, public interest criteria 4017 and 4018 are satisfied in relation to the applicant.

[6]           Schedule 2, clause 445.2, note

omit

Schedule 10      Amendment of Migration Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12)

(regulation 12)

 

[1]           Subparagraph 6 (2) (a) (iii)

substitute

                        (iii)     either:

                                   (A)     the applicant claims to Immigration, on or after 9 November 2009 but before the application is finally determined, that family violence (within the meaning of regulation 1.23 of the Migration Regulations 1994 as in force on or after 9 November 2009) has been committed; or

                                   (B)     the applicant claims to the Migration Review Tribunal, on or after 1 July 2011 but before the application is finally determined, that family violence (within the meaning of regulation 1.23 of the Migration Regulations 1994 as in force on or after 9 November 2009) has been committed; or

Schedule 11      Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to Centrelink concession codes

(regulation 13)

 

[1]           Schedule 3, item 9, paragraph (a)

substitute

   (a)  holds a pensioner concession card or health care card, endorsed by Centrelink with 1 of the following codes: AGB; AGE; CAR; DSB; DSP; NS; PA; PPP; SA; SL; WA; WFA; WFD; WID; and

[2]           Schedule 3, item 11, subparagraph (b) (i)

substitute

         (i)   the partner of a holder of a pensioner concession card, endorsed by Centrelink with 1 of the following codes: AGB; AGE; CAR; DSB; DSP; WFA; WFD; WID; or

[3]           Schedule 3, item 14, subparagraph (b) (ii)

omit

[4]           Schedule 3, items 15A and 15B, subparagraph (c) (ii)

omit

(ii),

[5]           Schedule 3, item 15C, subparagraph (d) (ii)

omit

Schedule 12      Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to evidence of citizenship

(regulation 14)

 

[1]           Schedule 2, after Note 2

insert

Note 3   If relevant, the following information may be listed on the back of this notice, along with the signature, or printed or stamped signature, of the Minister:

(a)   the applicant’s legal name at time of acquisition of Australian citizenship, if different to the applicant’s current legal name;

(b)   any other name in which a notice of evidence has previously been given;

(c)   any other dates of birth in which a notice of evidence has previously been given.

Schedule 13      Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007

(regulation 15)

 

[1]           Subregulation 12A (7)

substitute

         (7)   In this regulation:

conversion instrument means the instrument titled Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies (IMMI 11/007) that commenced on 1 July 2011.

places and currencies instrument means the instrument titled Places and Currencies for Paying of Fees (IMMI 11/008) that commenced on 1 July 2011.


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.