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These regulations amend the Migration Agents Regulations 1998 to repeal the current Migration Agents Code of Conduct from 1 March 2022, and make amendments consequential to that repeal and the introduction of a new Code.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 20 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
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Migration (Migration Agents Code of Conduct) Consequential Amendments 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 16 December 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Jason Wood

Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Home Affairs

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments commencing day after registration                                           2

Migration Agents Regulations 1998                                                                                                  2

Schedule 2—Amendments commencing 1 March 2022                                                            3

Migration Agents Regulations 1998                                                                                                  3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Migration (Migration Agents Code of Conduct) Consequential Amendments 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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

21 December 2021

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this instrument is registered.

21 December 2021

3.  Schedule 2

1 March 2022.

1 March 2022

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 commencing day after registration

  

Migration Agents Regulations 1998

1  Before paragraph 3V(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the registered migration agent’s migration agent registration number;

2  Regulation 6B

Before “For the”, insert “(1)”.

3  At the end of regulation 6B

Add:

             (2)  In this regulation:

employee includes:

                     (a)  a person engaged as a consultant or as an independent contractor; and

                     (b)  a person engaged as a volunteer.

Schedule 2Amendments commencing 1 March 2022

  

Migration Agents Regulations 1998

1  Subparagraph 7A(b)(i)

Omit “, including copies of the documents described in clause 6.1 of Schedule 2”.

2  Paragraph 7B(4)(e)

Omit “in Schedule 2”, substitute “prescribed for the purposes of subsection 314(1) of the Act”.

3  Subparagraph 7F(b)(i)

Omit “, including copies of the documents described in clause 6.1 of Schedule 2”.

4  Regulation 8

Repeal the regulation.

5  Schedule 2

Repeal the Schedule.