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LIN 24/004

 

Migration (Granting of Contributory Parent Visas, Parent Visas and Other Family Visas During Financial Year 2023-2024) Instrument (LIN 24/004) 2024

I, Andrew, Giles, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, make this instrument under paragraph 85(1)(b) of the Migration Act 1958.

Dated  28 March 2024

Andrew Giles

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 

 

 

Contents

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

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

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

4  Definitions...............................................1

5  Schedules................................................1

6  Maximum number of visas – Contributory Parent visas.....................1

7  Maximum number of visas – Parent visas.............................2

8  Maximum number of visas – Other Family visas.........................2

Schedule 1—Repeals 3

 

 

1  Name

  This instrument is the Migration (Granting of Contributory Parent Visas, Parent Visas and Other Family Visas During Financial Year 2023-2024) Instrument (LIN 24/004) 2024.

2  Commencement

  This instrument commences on the day after registration.

3  Authority

  This instrument is made under paragraph 85(1)(b) of the Migration Act 1958.

4  Definitions

  In this instrument:

Contributory Parent visa means a visa of the following classes:

(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 of the following classes:

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

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

Parent visa means a visa of the following classes:

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

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

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  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  Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

6  Maximum number of visas – Contributory Parent visas

 (1) A maximum of 6,800 Contributory Parent visas may be granted in the 2023-2024 financial year between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024.

 (2) Of the maximum number of Contributory Parent visas determined in subsection (1), a maximum of 112 visas may be granted to applicants for the Subclass 143 (Contributory Parent) visa who are seeking to satisfy:

 (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.

7  Maximum number of visas – Parent visas

 (1) A maximum of 1,700 Parent visas may be granted in the 2023-2024 financial year between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024.

 (2) Of the maximum number of Parent visas determined in subsection (1), a maximum of 13 visas may be granted to applicants for the Subclass 103 (Parent) visa who are seeking to satisfy either:

 (c) the primary criteria set out in clause 103.214 of Schedule 2 to the Regulations; or

 (d) the secondary criteria set out in clause 103.313 of Schedule 2 to the Regulations.

8  Maximum number of visas – Other Family visas

  A maximum of 500 Other Family visas may be granted in the 2023-2024 financial year between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024.


Schedule 1—Repeals

1  Self-repeal

This instrument is repealed on 1 July 2024.