Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas) Regulation 2014

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Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 144, 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                                              5
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     5
 
1  Name of instrument
                   This instrument is the Migration Amendment (Bridging 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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 050.613A(1) of Schedule 2
Omit “Condition 8101”, substitute “condition 8101, unless condition 8116 is imposed”.
2  Subclause 050.613A(2) of Schedule 2
After “conditions”, insert “8116,”.
3  At the end of clause 050.613A of Schedule 2
Add:
             (3)  Condition 8116 must not be imposed unless the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister, by legislative instrument, for this subclause.
4  Subclause 050.614(1) of Schedule 2
Omit all the words after paragraph (b), substitute “if condition 8101 or 8116 applied to the last visa held by the applicant, that condition”.
5  Subclause 050.615(1) of Schedule 2
Omit all the words after subparagraph (b)(ii), substitute “if condition 8101 or 8116 applied to the last visa held by the applicant, that condition”.
6  At the end of subclause 050.615A(1) of Schedule 2
Add “, unless condition 8116 is imposed”.
7  Subclause 050.615A(2) of Schedule 2
After “conditions”, insert “8116,”.
8  At the end of clause 050.615A of Schedule 2
Add:
             (3)  Condition 8116 must not be imposed unless the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister, by legislative instrument, for this subclause.
9  Clause 050.617 of Schedule 2
Before “In any”, insert “(1)”.
10  Clause 050.617 of Schedule 2
After “8104,”, insert “8116,”.
11  At the end of clause 050.617 of Schedule 2
Add:
             (2)  Condition 8116 must not be imposed unless the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister, by legislative instrument, for this subclause.
12  Paragraph 051.611A(1)(c)
Omit “paragraph:”, substitute “paragraph;”.
13  Subclause 051.611A(1) of Schedule 2
Omit all the words after paragraph (c), substitute “condition 8101, unless condition 8116 is imposed”.
14  Subclause 051.611A(3) of Schedule 2
After “8104,”, insert “8116,”.
15  At the end of clause 051.611A of Schedule 2
Add:
             (4)  Condition 8116 must not be imposed unless the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister, by legislative instrument, for this subclause.
16  Clause 051.612 of Schedule 2
Before “In any”, insert “(1)”.
17  Clause 051.612 of Schedule 2
After “8104,”, insert “8116,”.
18  At the end of clause 051.612 of Schedule 2
Add:
             (2)  Condition 8116 must not be imposed unless the applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister, by legislative instrument, for this subclause.
19  After clause 8115 of Schedule 8
Insert:
8116           The holder must not work in Australia other than by engaging in an activity specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister for this clause.
Part 2—Application and transitional provisions
Migration Regulations 1994
20  At the end of Schedule 13
Add:
Part 34—Amendments made by the Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas) Regulation 2014
  
3401  Operation of Part 1 of Schedule 1
                   The amendments of these Regulations made by Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas) Regulation 2014 apply in relation to a Bridging E (Class WE) visa:
                     (a)  granted as a result of an application for the visa made on or after 6 October 2014; or
                     (b)  granted by the Minister under subsection 195A(2) of the Act, or under regulation 2.25, on or after 6 October 2014.