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Regulations as made
This instrument amends the Australian Citizenship Regulation 2016, the Customs Regulation 2015 and the Migration Regulations 1994 to increase the surcharge applied to Visa and MasterCard credit card, and PayPal, payments for certain fees and charges, including visa application charges, nomination and sponsorship fees, citizenship-related fees and customs duties and taxes.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 12 Jun 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Jun-2020
Tabled Senate16-Jun-2020
Date of repeal 11 Nov 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Credit Card and PayPal Surcharge) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 11 June 2020

David Hurley

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

Peter Dutton

Minister for Home Affairs

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Australian Citizenship Regulation 2016                                                                                          2

Customs Regulation 2015                                                                                                                    2

Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Credit Card and PayPal Surcharge) Regulations 2020.

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 2020.

1 July 2020

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 following:

                     (a)  the Australian Citizenship Act 2007;

                     (b)  the Customs Act 1901;

                     (c)  the Migration Act 1958.

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  Subparagraph 16(1)(b)(i)

Omit “1.32%”, substitute “1.4%”.

2  Paragraph 16(1)(c)

Omit “1%”, substitute “1.01%”.

Customs Regulation 2015

3  Paragraph 150B(2)(a)

Omit “1.32%”, substitute “1.4%”.

4  Subsection 150C(2)

Omit “1%”, substitute “1.01%”.

Migration Regulations 1994

5  Paragraph 5.41A(2)(a)

Omit “1.32%”, substitute “1.4%”.

6  Subregulation 5.41B(2)

Omit “1%”, substitute “1.01%”.