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LIN 19/084 Other as made
This instrument specifies what a superyacht is.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 30 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Oct-2019
Tabled Senate14-Oct-2019

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Migration (LIN 19/084: Definition of a Superyacht) Instrument 2019

I, David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, acting under my power in regulation 1.15G of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations) specify that:

(1)     in accordance with subsection 33(3) of the Acts interpretation Act 1901, the instrument, Definition of a Superyacht - IMMI 09/019 is repealed;

(2)     a superyacht is any high value luxury sailing ship or motor vessel which is:

(a)     24 metres or longer in length;

(b)     not carrying cargo;

(c)     used for sport or pleasure.

Note:    In this instrument:

(1)            Superyacht has the meaning provided in regulation 1.03 of the Regulations.

(2)            Vessel has the meaning provided in subsection 5(1) of the Migration Act 1958.

This instrument commences on 1 October 2019.

Dated: 26 September                        2019

David Coleman

The Hon. David Coleman

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs