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IMMI 18/009 Other as made
This instrument specifies that the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) is a credentialled community language body, and that NAATI offers credentialled community language qualifications at three certification levels which meet the standard for eligibility for the credentialled community language points.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 19 Mar 2018
Registered 23 Mar 2018
Tabled HR 26 Mar 2018
Tabled Senate 26 Mar 2018
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Migration (IMMI 18/009: Credentialled Community Language Qualifications)

Instrument 2018

I, ALAN TUDGE, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated 19.3.18

Alan Tudge

THE HON ALAN TUDGE MP

Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 


Contents

 

Part 1 - Preliminary

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

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

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

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

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

Part 2 - Credentialled Community Language Qualifications

6.......... National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters.................................................... . 2

7          Standard for Interpreting or Translating.............................................................................................. 2

 

Part 3 - Transitional Provisions

8          Application of this Instrument............................................................................................................. 2

 

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                           3

IMMI 12/020: Credentialled Community Language Qualifications                                                 3

 

 


Part 1 - Preliminary

1  Name

(1)          This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 18/009: Credentialled Community Language Qualifications) Instrument 2018.

(2)          This instrument may also be cited as IMMI 18/009.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on 26 March 2018.

3  Authority

The instrument is made under Item 6D91 of Part 6D.9 of Schedule 6 to the Regulations.

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

NAATI is National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd

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 - Credentialled Community Language Qualifications

6  National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters

For the purposes of paragraph 6D91(a) of the Regulations, NAATI is specified as a credentialled community language body.

7  Standard for Interpreting or Translating

(1)          The specified standard for interpreting or translating for the purposes of paragraph 6D91(b), is any one of the following issued by NAATI:

(a)           accreditation at the paraprofessional level or above;

(b)          certification at the certified provisional level or above; or

(c)           a community language credential.


 

Part 3 Transitional provisions

8  Application of this instrument

This instrument applies to any applicant who has not received a credentialled community language qualification issued by NAATI prior to the commencement of this instrument. Previous qualifications by NAATI at the specified standard will be recognised as a credentialled community language qualification.


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Credentialled Community Language Qualifications (IMMI 12/020) (F2012L01285)

1   The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument