Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Regulation 2013

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Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 95, 2013
I, Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Migration Act 1958.
Dated 30 May 2013
Marie Bashir
Administrator
By Her Excellency’s Command
Brendan O’Connor
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Part 1—General amendments                                                                                   2
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2
Part 2—Further amendments of listed provisions                                          5
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     5
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on the later of:
                     (a)  the day after this regulation is registered; and
                     (b)  the day item 8 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Act 2013 commences.
However, the regulation does not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.
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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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
Part 1—General amendments
Migration Regulations 1994
1  At the end of regulation 1.11B
Add:
             (3)  A passport is an ETA‑eligible passport for the purposes of regulation 1.15J if it is a valid passport of a kind specified for paragraph (1)(a).
2  At the end of Division 1.2
Add:
1.15J  Excluded maritime arrival
                   For paragraph 5AA(3)(c) of the Act, the following classes of persons are prescribed:
                     (a)  persons who:
                              (i)  enter Australia on or after the day this regulation commences; and
                             (ii)  hold and produce an ETA‑eligible passport;
                     (b)  persons who:
                              (i)  enter Australia on or after the day this regulation commences; and
                             (ii)  at the time of entry into Australia, are accompanied by another person who holds and produces an ETA‑eligible passport; and
                            (iii)  are included in that ETA‑eligible passport.
Note 1:       A person who is in one of these classes is an excluded maritime arrival and is not an unauthorised maritime arrival: see section 5AA of the Act.
Note 2:       Subregulation 1.11B(3) sets out which passports are ETA‑eligible passports for the purposes of this regulation.
3  Subregulation 2.07AM(2)
Omit “(XB)”, substitute “(Class XB)”.
4  Paragraph 2.07AM(3)(a)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (a)  the person is a person mentioned in subregulation (5); and
5  Subregulation 2.07AM(5)
Repeal the subregulation, substitute:
             (5)  For paragraph (3)(a), the person is:
                     (a)  a person who:
                              (i)  between 13 August 2012 and before the commencement of this subparagraph, entered Australia at an excised offshore place after the excision time for that place; and
                             (ii)  became an unlawful non‑citizen because of that entry; or
                     (b)  a person who, on or after 13 August 2012, was taken to a place outside Australia under paragraph 245F(9)(b) of the Act; or
                     (c)  a person who, on or after the commencement of this paragraph, is an unauthorised maritime arrival.
Note:          For paragraph (c), see section 5AA of the Act.
6  Item 1402 of Schedule 1 (note after the heading)
Repeal the note, substitute:
Note:          Subregulation 2.07AM(3) sets out requirements for the making of applications by persons who are mentioned in subregulation 2.07AM(5).
7  Paragraph 1402(3)(ba) of Schedule 1
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                   (ba)  Applicant must not be a person mentioned in subregulation 2.07AM(5).
8  Subitem 1402(5) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem.
9  Amendments of listed provisions—definition of irregular maritime arrival
                   Repeal the definition of irregular maritime arrival in the following clauses in Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations 1994:
                     (a)  clause 200.111;
                     (b)  clause 202.111;
                     (c)  clause 203.111;
                     (d)  clause 204.111.
Part 2—Further amendments of listed provisions
Migration Regulations 1994
10  Amendments of listed provisions—references to irregular maritime arrival
                   Omit “an irregular maritime arrival” and substitute “a person mentioned in subregulation 2.07AM(5)” in the following provisions in Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations 1994:
                     (a)  paragraph 200.211(2)(e);
                     (b)  paragraph 202.211(2)(e);
                     (c)  subparagraph 202.225(a)(ii);
                     (d)  paragraph 203.211(2)(e);
                     (e)  paragraph 204.211(2)(e).