Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Arrangements for Protection, Humanitarian and Refugee Visas 2015 - IMMI 15/045

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Commonwealth of Australia Migration Regulations 1994
 
ARRANGEMENTS FOR PROTECTION, HUMANITARIAN AND REFUGEE VISAS 2015
(Items 1401, 1402, 1403 and 1404)
I, michaelia cash, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations) for items 1401, 1402, 1403 and 1404 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations:
 
1.                  REVOKE instrument IMMI 13/026 (F2013L00851) specifying classes of persons and addresses for item 1402(3)(a) signed on 16 May 2013; AND
 
2.                  SPECIFY for subitems 1401(1), 1402(1), 1403(1) and 1404(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following approved forms and for paragraphs 1401(3)(a), 1402(3)(a), 1403(3)(a) and 1404(3)(a) the following place and manner for making an application:
 
 
Item and Visa
Form
Place and Manner

1
Item 1401
Protection (Class XA)
Subclass 866 (Protection) visa
866
Application must be made at an office of Immigration in Australia.

2
Item 1402
Refugee and Humanitarian (Class XB)
Subclasses:
200 (Refugee)
201 (In-country Special Humanitarian)
202 (Global Special Humanitarian)
203 (Emergency Rescue)
204 (Woman at Risk)
842
1.                  Application by a person:
(a)                whose entry to Australia has been proposed in accordance with approved form 681 and who are present in one of the countries listed in Schedule A to this instrument; or
(b)               whose entry to Australia has been proposed in accordance with approved form 1417 and who are outside Australia must be made by
(i) posting the application with correct prepaid postage to:
 
Offshore Humanitarian Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
GPO Box 241
MELBOURNE  VIC  3001; or
 
(ii) by having the application delivered by courier service to:
 
Offshore Humanitarian Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
2 Lonsdale Street
MELBOURNE  VIC  3000
 
 
2.                  Application by a person whose entry to Australia has been proposed in accordance with approved form 681 and who are present in one of the countries referred to in Schedule B to this instrument must be made by:
 
(i)            Posting the application with correct prepaid postage to:
 
Offshore Humanitarian Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
GPO Box 9984
SYDNEY  NSW  2001; or
 
(ii)          having the application delivered by courier service to:
 
Offshore Humanitarian Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Level 3
26 Lee Street
SYDNEY  NSW  2000  
 
3. Application by any other person must be made at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.
 
Note: An application made under paragraph 1402(3)(a) is taken to have been made outside Australia - see regulation 2.07AM.
 

3
Item 1403
Temporary Protection (Class XD)
Subclass 785 (Temporary Protection)
866
Application must be made at an office of Immigration in Australia.

4
Item 1404
Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE)
Subclass 790
790
Application must be made at an office of Immigration in Australia.

 
This Instrument, number IMMI 15/045, commences on 18 April 2015.
 
Dated              16 April 2015                         
 
 
 
 
Michaelia Cash
Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
 
 
 
Schedule A

Afghanistan
Pakistan

Bahrain
Qatar

Iran
Saudi Arabia

Iraq
Syria

Jordan
Turkey

Kuwait
United Arab Emirates

Lebanon
Yemen

Oman
 
 
 
 
 

Schedule B

Any country not listed in Schedule A.

 
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