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IMMI 16/084 Specifications as made
This instrument operates to specify that clients paying in local currency using PayPal in Singapore or New Zealand must have the PayPal surcharge waived or refunded. Local financial laws do not allow for the application of a PayPal surcharge for payments of this type.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 09 Sep 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Sep-2016
Tabled Senate13-Sep-2016


Commonwealth of Australia

Migration Regulations 1994

CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PAYPAL SURCHARGE MUST BE WAIVED OR REFUNDED 2016/084

(Regulation 5.41B)

I, PETER DUTTON, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under
subregulation 5.41B(4) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations):

1.             SPECIFY¬† the following circumstances for paragraph 5.41B(4)(a):

a.         where a PayPal surcharge is levied against payment made using local currency when clients make a PayPal payment in Singapore and New Zealand; and

2.             SPECIFY¬† the following circumstances for paragraph 5.41B(4)(c):

a.         where a PayPal surcharge is accepted against payment made using local currency when clients make a PayPal payment in Singapore and New Zealand.

This Instrument, Circumstances in which a PayPal surcharge must be waived or refunded 2016/084, IMMI 16/084, commences immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Migration Legislation Amendment (2016 Measures No. 3) Regulation 2016.

Dated: 7 September 2016

Peter Dutton

THE HON PETER DUTTON MP

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection