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IMMI 12/017 Specifications as made
This instrument revokes the Migration Act 1958 - Specification under subsection 96(1) and 96(2) - Pass and Pool Marks in relation to applications for General Skilled Migration Visas (Classes VE, VC, VF and VB) - June 2011.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Made 12 Jun 2012
Registered 25 Jun 2012
Tabled HR 26 Jun 2012
Tabled Senate 26 Jun 2012


Commonwealth of Australia

 

Migration Act 1958

 

Migration Regulations 1994

 

PASS MARKS AND POOL MARKS IN RELATION TO APPLICATIONS FOR GENERAL SKILLED MIGRATION VISAS

(CLASSES VE, VC, VF, VB, SI, SN AND SP)

 

(Subsections 96(1) and 96(2))

 

I, CHRIS BOWEN, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under subsections 96(1) and 96(2) of the Migration Act 1958 (‘the Act’), hereby:

 

1.         REVOKE Instrument Number IMMI 11/027 signed on 25 June 2011, specifying pass marks and pool marks in relation to applications for GSM skilled visas for the purposes of subsections 96(1) and 96(2) of the Act; AND

 

2.                  SPECIFY that, for the purposes of regulation 2.26AA of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’), the pass and pool marks that appear in Part 1 of the Schedule to this Instrument apply; AND

 

3.         SPECIFY that, for the purposes of regulation 2.26AB of the Regulations, the pass and pool marks that appear in Part 2 of the Schedule to the Instrument apply; AND

 

4.         SPECIFY that, for the purposes of regulation 2.26AC of the Regulations, the pass and pool marks that appear in Part 3 of the Schedule to this Instrument apply.

           

This Instrument number, IMMI 12/017, commences on 1 July 2012, immediately after the commencement of the Migration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2).

 

Dated 12 June 2012

 

 

CHRIS BOWEN

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

 

 

 


[NOTE 1:   Subsection 96(1) of the Act provides that the Minister may, from time to time, by notice in the Gazette, specify, in relation to a class of visas, the pool mark for the purposes of the Act and the regulations.

NOTE 2:    Subsection 96(2) of the Act provides that the Minister may, from time to time, by notice in the Gazette, specify, in relation to applications for visas of a particular class, the pass mark for the purposes of the Act and the regulations.

NOTE 3:    Regulation 2.26AA of the Regulations specifies the prescribed qualifications and number of points for certain applications for General Skilled Migration visas.

NOTE 4:    Regulation 2.26AB of the Regulations specifies the prescribed qualifications and number of points for other applications for General Skilled Migration visas.

NOTE 5:    Regulation 2.26AC of the Regulations specifies the prescribed qualifications and number of points for certain other applications for General Skilled Migration visas.

NOTE 6:    Subsection 56(1) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 provides that if the enabling legislation in relation to a legislative instrument as in force at any time before the commencing day required the text of the instrument, or particulars of its making, to be published in the Gazette, the requirement for publication in the Gazette is taken, in relation to any such instrument made on or after that day, to be satisfied if the instrument is registered.]
SCHEDULE

 

PART 1           PASS AND POOL MARKS APPLYING TO REGULATION 2.26AA

 

VISA CLASSES

PASS AND POOL MARK

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Independent Subclass 175 visas

120 points

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Sponsored Subclass 176 visas

100 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) Regional – Sponsored Subclass 487 visas

100 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VF) Regional – Sponsored Subclass 475 visas

100 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Independent Subclass 885 visas

120 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Sponsored Subclass 886 visas

100 points

 

 

PART 2           PASS AND POOL MARKS APPLYING TO REGULATION 2.26AB

 

VISA CLASSES

PASS AND POOL MARK

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Independent Subclass 175 visas

65 points

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Sponsored

Subclass 176 visas

65 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) Regional –

Sponsored Subclass 487 visas

65 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VF) Regional –

Sponsored Subclass 475 visas

65 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Independent

Subclass 885 visas

65 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Sponsored

Subclass 886 visas

65 points

 

 

PART 3           PASS AND POOL MARKS APPLYING TO REGULATION 2.26AC

 

VISA CLASSES

PASS AND POOL MARK

Skilled – Independent (Permanent) (Class SI) Subclass 189 visas

60 points

Skilled - Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN) Subclass 190 visas

60 points

Skilled - Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP) Subclass 489 visas

60 points