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LIN 18/219 Other as made
This instrument operates to determine international trade obligations of Australia for the purposes of paragraph 140GBA(1)(c) of the Migration Act 1958. This instrument acts alongside instrument Migration (LIN 18/183: Determination of International Trade Obligations relating to Labour Market Testing) Instrument 2018, made under subsection 140GBA(2) of the Migration Act 1958.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 13 Dec 2018
Registered 21 Dec 2018
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Migration (LIN 18/219: Determination of International Trade Obligations Relating to Labour Market Testing) Instrument 2018

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

Dated   13/12/18

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

Part 2 – Determination of international trade obligations relating to labour market testing     2

5  International trade obligations................................................................................................... 2

 

 


Part 1 – Preliminary

1  Name

(1)     This instrument is the Migration (LIN 18/219: Determination of International Trade Obligations Relating to Labour Market Testing) Instrument 2018.

(2)     This instrument may be cited as LIN 18/219.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences immediately following the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Customs Amendment (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus Implementation) Act 2018.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under subsection 140GBA(2) of the Act.

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

Act means Migration Act 1958.

labour market testing is defined in subsection 140GBA(7) of the Act.


 

Part 2 – Determination of international trade obligations relating to labour market testing

5        International trade obligations

For the purposes of paragraph 140GBA(1)(c) of the Act, each obligation of Australia under international law, that relates to international trade, under the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus is determined as an international trade obligation of Australia.

Note:  Paragraph 140GBA(1)(c) of the Act provides that section 140GBA applies  
to a nomination by an approved sponsor if it would not be inconsistent with
any international trade obligation of Australia determined under subsection  
140GBA(2) to require the sponsor to satisfy the labour market testing  
condition in section 140GBA in relation to the nominated position.