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LIN 18/170 Other as made
This instrument sets out the professional year programs the Minister specifies as being acceptable for migration purposes. A professional year is intended to be a formally structured program that involves both study and work experience. It serves to provide overseas graduates with an introduction to their chosen occupation in Australia.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 06 Dec 2018
Registered 14 Dec 2018
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Migration (LIN 18/170: Professional Year Programs) Instrument 2018

I, David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated 6/12/18

David Coleman

The Hon David Coleman MP

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 

 


Contents

Part 1 – Preliminary                                                                                                     1

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

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

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

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

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

Part 2 – Professional year                                                                                            2

6  Professional year programs...................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                     3

IMMI 12/029 - Professional Year Programs                                                                                    3

 

 


Part 1 – Preliminary 

1  Name

(1)          This instrument is the Migration (LIN 18/170: Professional Year Programs) Instrument 2018.

(2)          This instrument may be cited as LIN 18/170.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under the definition of professional year in subregulation 2.26AC(6) of the Regulations.

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

Regulations means the Migrations 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 – Professional year

6  Professional year programs

For the purposes of the definition of professional year in subregulation 2.26AC(6) of the Regulations, any of the following professional year programs are specified courses:

(a)      The Professional Year Program provided by the Australian Computer Society which is available to information technology graduates;

(b)     The Professional Year Program provided by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Certified Practising Accountants Australia and the Institute of Public Accounting which is available to accounting graduates;

(c)      The Professional Year Program provided by Engineers Australia which is available to engineering graduates.

 


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

IMMI 12/029 - Professional Year Programs

1          The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.