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IMMI 15/109 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies a skilled occupation, the relevant ANZSCO code for an occupation, the relevant assessing authority for that occupation, and country (where an application for a skills assessment is made by a resident of that country).
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 14 Jul 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Aug-2015
Tabled Senate10-Aug-2015
Date of repeal 18 Mar 2018
Repealed by Migration (IMMI 18/045: Exemptions to Skill, Age and English Language Requirements for Subclass 186 and Subclass 187 Visas) Instrument 2018


Migration Regulations 1994


(Subclause 186.234(3) and Sub-subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(ii)(D))


1.                  This Instrument is made under subclause 186.234(3) and sub-subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(ii)(D) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations).


2.                  The purpose of the Instrument is to update the occupations listed as eligible occupations for the purposes of sub-subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(ii)(D).


3.                  The Instrument operates to specify a class of persons who are exempt from satisfying the primary criteria in relation to skills for the relevant occupation at the time of application for a Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS)) visa in the Direct Entry stream;


4.                  The Department did not undertake specific consultation in regards to the eligible occupations change as it impacts on one occupation only.


5.                  The Office of Best Practice Regulation (OBPR) has advised that a Regulatory Impact Statement is not required (OBPR Reference 17847).


6.                  Under section 44 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 the Instrument is exempt from disallowance and therefore a Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights is not required.


7.                  The Instrument has a retrospective commencement to enhance opportunities for a visa applicant to apply for skilled occupations and does not disadvantage the rights of a person as prescribed in subsection 12(2) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.


8.                  The Instrument, IMMI 15/109, commences on 1 July 2015.