Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Transit Passengers who are Eligible for a Special Purpose Visa - IMMI 14/029

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Commonwealth of Australia
 
Migration Regulations 1994
 
TRANSIT PASSENGERS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A SPECIAL PURPOSE VISA
(Paragraph 2.40(1)(n))
 
I, SCOTT MORRISON, 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 13/053, signed on 24 May 2013 specifying transit passengers for the purposes of paragraph 2.40(1)(n) of the Regulations; 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 14/029, commences on 9 May 2014. 
 
 
Dated  17.4.2014
 
 
 
 
Scott Morrison
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
 
 
 
 
SCHEDULE
(a)        Citizens of the following foreign countries:
Andorra
Japan
Republic of South Africa

Argentina
Kiribati
Republic of Marshall Islands

Austria
Latvia
Samoa

Belgium
Liechtenstein
San Marino

Brunei
Lithuania
Singapore

Canada
Luxembourg
Slovakia

Cyprus
Malaysia
Slovenia

Czech Republic
Malta
Solomon Islands

Denmark
Mexico
South Korea

Estonia
Monaco
Spain

Federated States of Micronesia
Nauru
Sweden

Fiji
Netherlands
Switzerland

Finland
New Zealand
Thailand

France
Norway
Tonga

Germany
Palau
Tuvalu

Greece
Oman
United Arab Emirates

Hungary
Papua New Guinea
United Kingdom (including its colonies)

Iceland
Philippines
United States of America

Indonesia
Poland
Vanuatu

Ireland
Portugal
Vatican

Italy
Qatar
 

(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:
Arab Non-National Passports; and
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