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SLI 2014 No. 99 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Migration Regulations 1994 to allow the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to impose a credit card surcharge on a person who pays a fee or charge specified by the Minister.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Registered 30 Jun 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate07-Jul-2014
Tabled HR08-Jul-2014
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 99, 2014

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 26 June 2014

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Scott Morrison

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences immediately after the commencement of the Migration Legislation Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Migration Act 1958.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Migration Regulations 1994

1  Subregulation 2.12JA(2) (note)

Omit “5.43”, substitute “5.41A”.

2  Regulation 5.43 in Division 5.7 of Part 5

Renumber as regulation 5.41A.

3  Subregulations 5.43(1) to (3) in Division 5.7 of Part 5

Repeal the subregulations, substitute:

             (1)  A person is liable to pay a fee (a credit card surcharge) if:

                     (a)  the person pays a fee or charge, or part of a fee or charge; and

                     (b)  the fee or charge is of a kind specified by the Minister by a legislative instrument made for this paragraph; and

                     (c)  the payment is made by credit card.

             (2)  The amount of the credit card surcharge payable in respect of the payment is as follows:

                     (a)  for a payment made by Visa or MasterCard credit card—1.08% of the amount of the payment;

                     (b)  for a payment made by American Express or Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) credit card—1.99% of the amount of the payment;

                     (c)  for a payment made by Diners Club International credit card—2.91% of the amount of the payment.

             (3)  The credit card surcharge is payable when the payment is made.

4  At the end of Schedule 13

Add:

Part 32Amendments made by the Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014

  

3201  Operation of Schedule 1

                   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014 apply in relation to a payment of a fee or charge on or after 1 July 2014.