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Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Migration Regulations 1994 to address inappropriate use of the Subclass 457, streamline the processing of Subclass 457 visa applications, remove visa criteria which require provision of evidence of English language proficiency, clarify compelling reasons for giving special consideration to granting a Subclass 202 visa and introducing a simplified international student visa framework.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Registered 15 Apr 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Apr-2016
Tabled Senate19-Apr-2016
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Authoritative version Migration Regulations 1994
F1996B03551SR 1994 No. 268