Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Transit Passengers Who Are Eligible For A Special Purpose Visa 2015 - IMMI 15/057

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Commonwealth of Australia
 
Migration Regulations 1994
 
TRANSIT PASSENGERS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A SPECIAL PURPOSE VISA 2015
 
(Paragraph 2.40(1)(n))
 
I, PETER DUTTON, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under paragraph 2.40(l)(n) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations):
 
1.      REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 14/090 (F2014L01322) signed on 2 October 2014, specifying transit passengers who are eligible for a Special Purpose Visa; AND
 
2.      SPECIFY each class of persons, specified in clauses (a) to (d) of the Schedule to this Instrument, as a class of persons for the purposes of paragraph 2.40(1)(n) of the Regulations.
 
This Instrument, IMMI 15/057, commences on 18 April 2015. 
 
 
Dated: 18 May 2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peter Dutton
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
 
 
 
 
SCHEDULE
 
(a)            Citizens of the following foreign countries:
 
Andorra
Japan
Romania

Argentina
Kiribati
Samoa

Austria
Latvia
San Marino

Belgium
Liechtenstein
Singapore

Brunei
Lithuania
Slovakia

Canada
Luxembourg
Slovenia

Chile
Malaysia
Solomon Islands

Croatia
Malta
South Africa

Cyprus
Marshall Islands
South Korea

Czech Republic
Mexico
Spain

Denmark
Monaco
Sweden

Estonia
Nauru
Switzerland

Federated States of Micronesia
Netherlands
Thailand

Fiji
New Zealand
Tonga

Finland
Norway
Tuvalu

France
Palau
United Arab Emirates

Germany
Oman
United Kingdom (including its colonies)

Greece
Papua New Guinea
United States of America

Hungary
Philippines
Uruguay

Iceland
Poland
Vanuatu

Indonesia
Portugal
Vatican

Ireland
Qatar
 

Italy
Republic of Bulgaria
 

 
(b)     Residents of Hong Kong holding Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passports or British National Overseas (BNO) passports.
(c)      Residents of Taiwan holding a passport issued by the authorities of Taiwan (other than passports purported to be official or diplomatic passports).
(d)     Diplomatic passport holders, excluding holders of:
                                i.            Arab Non-National Passports; and
                              ii.            Diplomatic passports from the following foreign countries:
 
Afghanistan
Jordan
Russian Federation

Algeria
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia

Angola
Lebanon
Sierra Leone

Bahrain
Libya
Somalia

Comoros
Madagascar
Sudan

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Mauritania
Syria

Egypt
Morocco
Tunisia

Iran
Pakistan
Zimbabwe

Iraq
Republic of Yemen