Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014

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Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 99, 2014
I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.
Dated 26 June 2014
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Scott Morrison
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences immediately after the commencement of the Migration Legislation Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Migration Act 1958.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1—Amendments
  
Migration Regulations 1994
1  Subregulation 2.12JA(2) (note)
Omit “5.43”, substitute “5.41A”.
2  Regulation 5.43 in Division 5.7 of Part 5
Renumber as regulation 5.41A.
3  Subregulations 5.43(1) to (3) in Division 5.7 of Part 5
Repeal the subregulations, substitute:
             (1)  A person is liable to pay a fee (a credit card surcharge) if:
                     (a)  the person pays a fee or charge, or part of a fee or charge; and
                     (b)  the fee or charge is of a kind specified by the Minister by a legislative instrument made for this paragraph; and
                     (c)  the payment is made by credit card.
             (2)  The amount of the credit card surcharge payable in respect of the payment is as follows:
                     (a)  for a payment made by Visa or MasterCard credit card—1.08% of the amount of the payment;
                     (b)  for a payment made by American Express or Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) credit card—1.99% of the amount of the payment;
                     (c)  for a payment made by Diners Club International credit card—2.91% of the amount of the payment.
             (3)  The credit card surcharge is payable when the payment is made.
4  At the end of Schedule 13
Add:
Part 32—Amendments made by the Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014
  
3201  Operation of Schedule 1
                   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Credit Card Surcharge Additional Measures) Regulation 2014 apply in relation to a payment of a fee or charge on or after 1 July 2014.
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