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LIN 22/006 Other as made
This instrument determines the maximum number of visas that may be granted for certain classes of visas in the 2021-2022 financial year between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022 (inclusive).
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 01 Apr 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022

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LIN 22/006

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                      31 March 2022

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 2021/2022 financial year) Instrument (LIN 22/006) 2022.

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 within the meaning given by Schedule 1 to the Regulations:

(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 within the meaning given by Schedule 1 to the Regulations:

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

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

Parent visa means a visa in one of the following classes within the meaning given by Schedule 1 to the Regulations:

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

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

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

4          Repeal

                 Migration (Granting of contributory parent visas, parent visas and other family visas in the 2020/2021 financial year) Instrument (LIN 21/025) 2021 (F2021L00511) is repealed.

5          Maximum number of visas—Contributory Parent visas

        (1)     A maximum of 3,600 Contributory Parent visas may be granted in the 2021‑2022 financial year between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.

        (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.

6          Maximum number of visas—Parent visas

                 A maximum of 900 Parent visas may be granted in the financial year between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.

7          Maximum number of visas—Other Family visas

                 A maximum of 500 Other Family visas may be granted in the financial year between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.