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LIN 22/054 Other as made
This instrument amends the Migration (LIN 19/260: Assessing Authorities for Subclass 494 Visas) Instrument 2019 to update the assessing authorities for certain occupations on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List and the Regional Occupation List.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 05 May 2022
Date of repeal 07 May 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Migration (Assessing Authorities for Subclass 494 Visas) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/054) 2022

I, Alex Hawke, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated 7 April 2022

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 (LIN 19/260: Assessing Authorities for Subclass 494 Visas) Instrument 2019      2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Migration (Assessing Authorities for Subclass 494 Visas) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/054) 2022.

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.

6 May 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 subclause 494.224(6) of Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations 1994.

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 (LIN 19/260: Assessing Authorities for Subclass 494 Visas) Instrument 2019

1  Subsection 6(1) (table items 1 and 2, column 2)

Omit “AIM”, substitute “IML”.

2  Subsection 6(1) (table item 4, column 2, paragraph (b))

Omit “AIM”, substitute “IML”.

3  Subsection 6(1) (table item 10, column 2)

Omit “ACWA”, substitute “ACS”.

4  Subsection 7(1) (table items 24, 25, 26, 29, 39 and 40, column 2)

Omit “AIM”, substitute “IML”.

5  Subsection 7(1) (table item 141, column 2)

Omit “VETASSESS”, substitute “the assessing authority for the occupation under subsection (3)”.

6  At the end of section 7

Add:

             (3)  For the purposes of item 141 of the table in subsection (1), the assessing authority is:

                     (a)  for an information and organisation professional (nec) other than a data scientist—VETASSESS; and

                     (b)  for an information and organisation professional (nec) that is a data scientist—ACS.

Note:          For the meaning of VETASSESS and ACS, see section 9.

7  Section 9 (table item 8)

Repeal the item.

8  Section 9 (table item 9, column 2)

Omit “Australian Institute of Medical Scientists”, substitute “Australian Institute of Medical and Clinical Scientists”.

9  Section 9 (after table item 28)

Insert:

28A

IML

Institute of Managers and Leaders Limited

10  At the end of the instrument

Add:

Part 3Application and savings provisions

  

10  Amendments made by the Migration (Assessing Authorities for Subclass 494 Visas) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/054) 2022

New assessing authorities specified for visa applications made on or after commencement regardless of when application for assessment is made

             (1)  The amendments of this instrument made by Schedule 1 to the Migration (Assessing Authorities for Subclass 494 Visas) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/054) 2022 (the amending instrument) apply in relation to an application for a Subclass 494 (Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional)) visa:

                     (a)  if the application is made on or after the day the amending instrument commences; and

                     (b)  regardless of whether the application for the skills assessment for the purposes of paragraph 1242(5)(a) of Schedule 1 or paragraph 494.224(2)(a) or subparagraph (4)(a)(iii) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations was made before, on or after that day.

Previous assessing authorities also specified for visa applications made on or after commencement if application for assessment is made before commencement

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection 494.224(6) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, a person or body listed in column 2 of an item of the following table is also specified as the assessing authority for the occupation listed in column 1 of the item in relation to an application for a Subclass 494 (Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional)) visa if:

                     (a)  the application for the visa is made on or after the day the amending instrument commences; and

                     (b)  the application for the skills assessment for the purposes of paragraph 1242(5)(a) of Schedule 1 or paragraph 494.224(2)(a) or subparagraph (4)(a)(iii) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations was made before the day the amending instrument commences.

 

Assessing authorities

 

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

Assessing authority

1

chief executive or managing director

Australian Institute of Management

2

corporate general manager

Australian Institute of Management

3

engineering manager

Australian Institute of Management

4

medical laboratory scientist

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

5

sales and marketing manager

Australian Institute of Management

6

advertising manager

Australian Institute of Management

7

public relations manager

Australian Institute of Management

8

human resource manager

Australian Institute of Management

9

supply and distribution manager

Australian Institute of Management

10

procurement manager

Australian Institute of Management

11

information and organisation professionals (nec)

VETASSESS

12

medical laboratory technician

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

13

pathology collector (Aus) / phlebotomist (NZ)

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists