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LIN 21/044 Other as made
This instrument amends the Migration (IMMI 18/003: Specified courses and exams for registration as a migration agent) Instrument 2018 to specify Legal Training Australia Pty Ltd as the new Capstone provider for the examination for registration as a migration agent and to remove references to the common assessment items.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 21 Sep 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Oct-2021
Tabled Senate18-Oct-2021

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LIN 21/044

I, Jason Wood, Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs, make this instrument under subregulation 5(4) of the Migration Agents Regulations 1998 (the Regulations).

Dated 20 September 2021

Jason Wood

Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs

 

1          Name

                 This instrument is the Migration (Specified courses and exams for registration as a migration agent) (Capstone provider) Amendment Instrument (LIN 21/044) 2021.

2          Commencement

                 This instrument commences on the day after registration.

3          Amendment

                 Schedule 1 amends Migration (IMMI 18/003: Specified courses and exams for registration as a migration agent) Instrument 2018.

 

Schedule 1  Amendment

(section 3)

[1]       Section 4, definition of Capstone Assessment

substitute

Capstone Assessment means an examination with that name offered:

(a)   on or after 1 January 2021—by Legal Training Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 81151154639); or

(b)   before 1 January 2021—by The College of Law Limited (ABN 61138459015).

[2]       Section 4, definition of common assessment items relating to registration

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[3]       Part 2, heading

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            exams

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            examinations

[4]       Section 7, heading

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            exams

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            examinations

[5]       Subsection 7(1)

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[6]       Subsection 7(2)

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                 For the purposes of paragraph 5(3)(a) of the Regulations, each of the following classes of person is specified:

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                 For paragraph 5(3)(a) of the Regulations, the Capstone Assessment is specified as the prescribed examination for the following persons:

[7]       Subsection 7(3)

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                 specified

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                 mentioned

[8]       Paragraph 7(3)(a)

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(a)   the Capstone Assessment; and

[9]       Paragraph 7(3)(b)

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            exams

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            examinations

[10]     Section 8, heading

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            exam

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            examination

[11]     Subsection 9(1)

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            a course or exam

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            an examination

[12]     Paragraphs 9(1)(a) and (c)

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[13]     After section 10

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Part 3            Savings and transitional

10        Application of Migration (Specified courses and exams for registration as a migration agent) (Capstone provider) Amendment Instrument (LIN 21/044) 2021

                 The amendments made to this instrument by Migration (Specified courses and exams for registration as a migration agent) (Capstone provider) Amendment Instrument (LIN 21/044) 2021 (LIN 21/044) apply in relation to:

(a)   an application for registration under section 288 of the Migration Act 1958 (the Act) before the commencement of LIN 21/044 in respect of which the Migration Agents Registration Authority had not, before the commencement of this LIN 21/044, registered the applicant under section 289 or refused to register the applicant under section 295; and

(b)   an application for registration under section 288 of the Act after the commencement of LIN 21/044.