Migration Amendment (Temporary Graduate Visas) Regulation 2014

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Migration Amendment (Temporary Graduate Visas) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 145, 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 02 October 2014
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Scott Morrison
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of instrument............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                         2
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2
Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                              3
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     3
 
1  Name of instrument
                   This instrument is the Migration Amendment (Temporary Graduate Visas) Regulation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   This instrument commences on 6 October 2014.
3  Authority
                   This instrument is made under the Migration Act 1958.
4  Schedules
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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
Part 1—Main amendments
Migration Regulations 1994
1  Subclause 1229(10) of Schedule 1
Omit “(Skilled—Graduate)”, substitute “(Temporary Graduate)”.
2  Subclause 485.224(1) of Schedule 2
Repeal the subclause, substitute:
             (1)  The skills of the applicant for the applicant’s nominated skilled occupation have been assessed, during the last 3 years, by a relevant assessing authority as suitable for that occupation.
          (1A)  If the assessment is expressed to be valid for a particular period, that period has not ended.
Part 2—Application and transitional provisions
Migration Regulations 1994
3  At the end of Schedule 13
Add:
Part 33—Amendments made by the Migration Amendment (Temporary Graduate Visas) Regulation 2014
  
3301  Operation of Part 1 of Schedule 1
                   The amendments of these Regulations made by Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Temporary Graduate Visas) Regulation 2014 apply in relation to the following applications for a visa:
                     (a)  an application made on or after 1 July 2014, but not finally determined before 6 October 2014;
                     (b)  an application made on or after 6 October 2014.