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IMMI 17/053 Specifications as made
This instrument operates for the Minister to specify under paragraph 2.40(1)(n) the classes of persons which a transit passenger must belong to in order to have a prescribed status for the purposes of being granted a special purpose visa.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 29 Aug 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Sep-2017
Tabled Senate04-Sep-2017
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Migration (IMMI 17/053: Specification of Transit Passengers Having Prescribed Status – Special Purpose Visas) Instrument 2017

 

 

 

I, Peter Dutton, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection make the following instrument.

Dated   23 August 2017          

Peter Dutton                            

THE HON PETER DUTTON MP

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary...................................................................................................................... 1

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

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

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

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Part 2—Specified class of transit passenger................................................................................. 2

6  Class of persons for paragraph 2.40(1)(n)............................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                     4

Specification of Transit Passengers Who are eligible for a Special Purpose Visa 2015 (IMMI 15/057) (F2015L00790)                                                                                                                                                                   4

 

 


Part 1—Preliminary

1  Name

(1)   This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 17/053: Specification of Transit Passengers Having Prescribed Status – Special Purpose Visas) Instrument 2017.

(2)    This instrument may be cited as IMMI 17/053

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 2.40(1)(n) of Part 2 of the Regulations.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994

5  Schedules

                   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.


 

Part 2—Specified class of transit passenger

6  Class of persons for paragraph 2.40(1)(n)

(1)   For the purposes of paragraph 2.40(I)(n) of Part 2 of the Regulations, transit passengers who belong to the following classes of persons are specified:

 

(a)            Citizens of the following foreign countries;

 

Andorra

Japan

Romania

Argentina

Kiribati

Samoa

Austria

Latvia

San Marino

Belgium

Liechtenstein

Singapore

Brunei

Lithuania

Slovakia

Canada

Luxembourg

Slovenia

Chile

Malaysia

Solomon Islands

Croatia

Malta

South Africa

Cyprus

Marshall Islands

South Korea

Czech Republic

Mexico

Spain

Denmark

Monaco

Sweden

Estonia

Nauru

Switzerland

Federated States of Micronesia

Netherlands

Thailand

Fiji

New Zealand

Tonga

Finland

Norway

Tuvalu

France

Palau

United Arab Emirates

Germany

Oman

United Kingdom (including its colonies)

Greece

Papua New Guinea

United States of America

Hungary

Philippines

Uruguay

Iceland

Poland

Vanuatu

Indonesia

Portugal

Vatican

Ireland

Qatar

 

Italy

Republic of Bulgaria

 

 

 

(b)            Residents of Hong Kong holding Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passports or British National Overseas (BNO) passports;

 

(c)            Residents of Taiwan holding a passport issued by the authorities of Taiwan (other than passports purported to be official or diplomatic passports);

 

(d)            Official passport holders from India;

 

(e)            Diplomatic passport holders, excluding holders of:

 

(i)                 Arab Non-National Passports; and

 

(ii)               Diplomatic passports from the following foreign countries:

 

 


Afghanistan

Jordan

Russian Federation

Algeria

Kuwait

Saudi Arabia

Angola

Lebanon

Sierra Leone

Bahrain

Libya

Somalia

Comoros

Madagascar

Sudan

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Mauritania

Syria

Egypt

Morocco

Tunisia

Iran

Pakistan

Zimbabwe

Iraq

Republic of Yemen

 

 


 

 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Specification of Transit Passengers Who are eligible for a Special Purpose Visa 2015 (IMMI 15/057) (F2015L00790)

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument