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LIN 20/225 Other as made
This instrument provides that the registration status charge imposed under section 10 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997 becomes due and payable on the earlier time of either the registered migration agent notifying the Migration Agents Registration Authority that the agent has begun to give immigration assistance otherwise than on a non-commercial basis, or the day after 14 days of the agent giving immigration assistance otherwise than on a non-commercial basis.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 09 Oct 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2020

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Migration (Collection of Registration Status Charge) Instrument (LIN 20/225) 2020

I, Jason Wood, Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated         6 October               2020

Jason Wood

Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs

 


1  Name

             (1)  This instrument is the Migration (Collection of Registration Status Charge) Instrument (LIN 20/225) 2020.

             (2)  This instrument may be cited as LIN 20/225.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 15 October 2020.

3  Authority

                        This instrument is made under subsection 332A(1) of the Act.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in section 275 of the Act, including the following:

(a)    Migration Agents Registration Authority;

(b)    registered migration agent;

(c)    registration application;

(d)    registration status charge.

In this instrument:

Act means the Migration Act 1958.

Authority means the Migration Agents Registration Authority.

begins has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997.

immigration assistance has same meaning as in Part 3 of the Act.

Repeal

                   In accordance with subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, the instrument Determination of the Collection of the Registration Status Charge (IMMI 14/027) is repealed.

Collection of registration status charge

                   The registration status charge is due and payable on the earlier of the following times:

                     (a)  immediately after the registered migration agent (the agent) notifies the Migration Agents Registration Authority that the agent has begun to give immigration assistance otherwise than on a non-commercial basis; or

                     (b)  the start of the day after 14 days of the agent giving immigration assistance otherwise than on a non-commercial basis.

7  Application of this instrument

                   This instrument applies in relation to the imposition of a registration status charge in respect of an agent’s current period of registration resulting from a registration application made on or after 15 October 2020.