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LIN 21/025 Other as made
This instrument determines the maximum number of visas that may be granted for contributory parent, parent and other family classes of visas in the financial year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 29 Apr 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-May-2021
Tabled Senate11-May-2021

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LIN 21/025

Migration (Granting of contributory parent visas, parent visas and other family visas in the 2020/2021 financial year) Instrument (LIN 21/025) 2021

I, Alex Hawke, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make this instrument under paragraph 85(1)(b) of the Migration Act 1958.

Dated 13 April 2021

 

Alex Hawke

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

 


1          Name

                 This instrument is the Migration (Granting of contributory parent visas, parent visas and other family visas in the 2020/2021 financial year) Instrument (LIN 21/025) 2021.

2          Commencement

                 This instrument commences on the day after registration.

3          Definitions

                 In this instrument:

Contributory Parent visa means a visa in one of the following classes:

(a)   Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa;

(b)   Contributory Aged Parent (Residence) (Class DG) visa;

(c)   Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UT) visa;

(d)   Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) (Class UU) visa.

Other Family visa means a visa in one of the following classes:

(a)   Other Family (Migrant) (Class BO) visa;

(b)   Other Family (Residence) (Class BU) visas.

Parent visa means a visa in one of the following classes:

(a)   Parent (Migrant) (Class AX) visa;

(b)   Aged Parent (Residence) (Class BP) visa.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

4          Maximum number of visas—Contributory Parent visas

        (1)     A maximum of 3,600 Contributory Parent visas may be granted in the financial year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

        (2)     Of the maximum number of Contributory Parent visas determined in subsection (1), a maximum of 125 visas may be granted to applicants for the Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa who are seeking to satisfy either:

(a)   the primary criteria set out in clause 143.214 of Schedule 2 to the Regulations; or

(b)   the secondary criteria set out in clause 143.313 of Schedule 2 to the Regulations.

5          Maximum number of visas—Parent visas

                 A maximum of 900 Parent visas may be granted in the financial year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

6          Maximum number of visas—Other Family visas

                 A maximum of 500 Other Family visas may be granted in the financial year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

7          Repeal

                 The Migration (LIN 19/131: Granting of Contributory Parent Visas, Parent Visas and Other Family Visas in the 2019/2020 Financial Year) Instrument 2019 (F2019L01496) is repealed.