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These regulations amend the Australian Citizenship Regulation 2016 to remove concessional fees for citizenship applications made under section 21 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 for persons with prescribed health care cards and pensioner cards. The effect of the amendments is that these persons are no longer eligible for a concessional application fee of either $20 or $40. These applicants will instead pay the full application fee of $285.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 07 Jun 2018
Registered 08 Jun 2018
Tabled HR 18 Jun 2018
Tabled Senate 18 Jun 2018
To be repealed 02 Jul 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
19-Jun-2018
Expiry Date:
10-Sep-2018
House:
Senate
Details:
Full
Resolution:
Resolution Date:
Resolution Time:
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Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Concessional Application Fees) Regulations 2018

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 07 June 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Peter Dutton

Minister for Home Affairs
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Australian Citizenship Regulation 2016                                                                                          2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Concessional Application Fees) Regulations 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 July 2018.

1 July 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.

4  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.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Citizenship Regulation 2016

1  Subsections 17(4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

2  In the appropriate position in Part 4

Insert:

22  Application of amendments made by the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Concessional Application Fees) Regulations 2018

                   The amendments made by Schedule 1 to the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Concessional Application Fees) Regulations 2018 apply in relation to an application made on or after 1 July 2018.

3  Schedule 3 (table items 10 to 13)

Repeal the items.

4  Schedule 3 (table item 14, column 1)

Omit “items 5 to 13 or items 15 to 18”, substitute “item 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16 or 18”.

5  Schedule 3 (table item 16, column 1)

Omit “items 5 to 15 or items 17 and”, substitute “item 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 or”.

6  Schedule 3 (table item 17)

Repeal the item.

7  Schedule 3 (table item 18, column 1)

Omit “, 8, 13 or 17”, substitute “or 8”.