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Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021

Authoritative Version
  • - F2021L00845
  • No longer in force
Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Migration Regulations 1994 to increase the fee for certain applications to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) from $1,826 to $3000. The fee applies to applications for review of decisions relating to visas other than protection visas, and includes decisions in relation to sponsorships and nominations. The new fee is subject to annual increase, from 1 July 2022, in line with existing legislated indexation arrangements.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 25 Jun 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
Date of repeal 20 Oct 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
24-Aug-2021
Expiry Date:
29-Nov-2021
House:
Senate
Details:
Full
Resolution:
Negatived
Resolution Date:
19-Oct-2021
Resolution Time:
16:30
Provisions:
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021

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 24 June 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Alex Hawke

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021.

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

The day after this instrument is registered.

26 June 2021

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 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

  

Migration Regulations 1994

1  Subregulation 4.13(1)

Omit “$1,764”, substitute “$3,000”.

2  Regulation 4.13A

Before “Despite”, insert “(1)”.

3  At the end of regulation 4.13A

Add:

             (2)  However, that fee is not to be increased on 1 July 2021 in accordance with regulation 4.13B.

             (3)  For the purposes of working out the increase in that fee on 1 July 2022 in accordance with regulation 4.13B, the amount of that fee for the purposes of the formula in subregulation 4.13B(1) is taken to be $3,000.

4  In the appropriate position in Schedule 13

Insert:

Part 100Amendments made by the Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021

  

10001  Operation of Schedule 1

                   The amendment made by item 1 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021 applies in relation to an application for review made on or after 1 July 2021.