Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Class of Passports - IMMI 14/073

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L01319

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Commonwealth of Australia
 
Migration Regulations 1994
 
 
CLASS OF PASSPORTS
(Schedule 4, Part 1, Public Interest Criterion 4021) 
 
I, the Honourable SCOTT MORRISON, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under Public Interest Criterion 4021 of Schedule 4 to the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations):
 
1.         REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 13/032 (F2013L00463) signed on
4 March 2013 specifying documents NOT TO BE TAKEN to be a passport or travel document for the purposes of Public Interest Criterion 4021; AND
 
2.         SPECIFY that the following documents are NOT TO BE TAKEN to be a             passport or travel document, for the purposes of Public Interest Criterion 4021:
 
(a)                Travel documents with certain characteristics specified in Schedule A to this instrument; and
(b)               Specified Travel Documents in Schedule B to this instrument.
 
This Instrument, IMMI 14/073, commences on 6 October 2014.
 
 
 
 
Dated   25.9.2014
 
                                               
 
Scott Morrison
 
The Honourable Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SCHEDULE A
 
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS WITH CERTAIN CHARACTERISTICS NOT TO BE TAKEN TO BE A PASSPORT OR TRAVEL DOCUMENT
 
group passports (eg. a passport issued to a sporting team) other than a family travel document or passport which has been damaged, accidentally or otherwise, in such a way that the name, the photograph, the personal details or other important information have been obscured or pages are missing or where it is not possible to confirm conclusively the holder’s identity because of such damage in the case of permanent visas, travel document or passport endorsed by the issuing authority to the effect that it is not valid for migration in the case of temporary visas, travel document or passport which is not endorsed, or is not accompanied by separate evidence of, a right of re-entry to the issuing country or another country travel documents or passport where endorsement of the document would indicate recognition of the issuing authority contrary to Australian Government foreign policy travel document or passport issued by an entity which is not recognised by the Australian Government as empowered to issue travel documents
 
 
SCHEDULE B
 
SPECIFIED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS NOT TO BE TAKEN TO BE A PASSPORT
 
Indigenous/Aboriginal Nation passport Abkhazia and South Ossetia passport and travel documents Royal Albanian passport (issued by the Royal Albanian Government in exile) ‘British Dependent Territories Citizen’ passport titled ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’ without reference to the European Union (EU) (except where the passport contains a certificate or wet stamp stating that the bearer has indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom or the passport is endorsed with a right of re-entry to the country of issue or another country) ‘British Overseas Citizen’ passport titled ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’ without reference to the European Union (EU) (except where the passport contains a certificate or wet stamp stating that the bearer has indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom or the passport is endorsed with a right of re-entry to the country of issue or another country) Kingdom of Cambodia normal series passport with concertina pages purporting to be additions and extensions Principality of Castellania passport Cook Islands Certificate of Identity Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly known as Zaire) 36 page Passport with soft/supple dark green cover in smooth cardboard "carton" bearing the words "Republique du Zaire" with a passport number starting Z Democratic Republic of the Congo diplomatic and service 32 page Passport with soft/supple dark green cover in smooth cardboard ‘carton’ bearing the words "Republique du Zaire" with a passport number starting Z German Democratic Republic (GDR) passport and travel documents Hong Kong Certificate of Residence Hutt River Province passport (issued by Leonard Casley, a.k.a. Prince Leonard) International Parliament for Safety and Peace Identity Card (incorporated in the United States) Indonesian Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport [Surat Perjalana Laksana Paspor] with a red cover Indonesian Passport for Aliens [Paspor Untuk Orang Asing] International Red Cross Travel Certificate Knights of Malta passport Portuguese Alien's Passport issued by the former Portuguese administration in Macau Maori Kingdom of Tetiti travel documents Nagorny-Karabakh travel documents Planetary Passport issued by the World Association of World Federalists Principality of Seborga passport Principality of Sealand passport Somalia travel documents Expired Syrian passports extended in validity via a label or other endorsement by the Syrian National Coalition Taiwan Official/Diplomatic travel documents Taiwanese “compatriot” documents (except where the passport holder has evidence of a separate right of re-entry into the issuing country or another country) Tongan National Passports (except where the bearer has satisfactory evidence of Tongan nationality) Tongan Protected Persons Passport Turkish-Cypriot travel documents issued by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Also Turkish passports identifying the holder as an official of the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’ passport without reference to the European Union (EU) containing, usually on page 5, the notation "the holder is subject to control under the Immigrant Act 1971" (except where the passport contains a certificate or wet stamp stating that the bearer has indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom or the passport is endorsed with a right of re-entry to the country of issue or another country) World Service Authority Passport World Passport (Provincial World Government document issued by the United World Service Authority 270 Park Avenue, New York)