Commonwealth of Australia
Migration Regulations 1994
TRANSIT PASSENGERS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A SPECIAL PURPOSE VISA
I, BRENDAN O’CONNOR, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under paragraph 2.40(l)(n) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):
1. REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 12/072, signed on 7 June 2012 specifying transit passengers for the purposes of paragraph 2.40(1)(n) of the Regulations; AND
2. SPECIFY each class of persons specified in clauses (a) to (d) of the schedule to this instrument as a class of persons for the purposes of paragraph 2.40(1)(n) of the Regulations.
This Instrument, IMMI 13/053, commences on 1 July 2013.
Dated May 24 2013
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
(a) Citizens of the following foreign countries:
Republic of South Africa
Republic of Marshall Islands
Federated States of Micronesia
United Arab Emirates
Papua New Guinea
United Kingdom (including its colonies)
United States of America
(b) Residents of Hong Kong holding Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passports or British National Overseas (BNO) passports.
(c) Residents of Taiwan holding a passport issued by the authorities of Taiwan (other than passports purported to be official or diplomatic passports).
(d) Diplomatic passport holders, excluding holders of:
Arab Non-National Passports; and
Diplomatic passports from the following foreign countries:
Republic of Yemen
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea