Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters No. 2) Regulation 2013

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Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters No. 2) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 253, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Migration Act 1958.
Dated 21 November 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Scott Morrison
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters No. 2) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   Each provision of this regulation specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.
 
Commencement information

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

Provision(s)
Commencement
Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this regulation not elsewhere covered by this table
23 November 2013.
23 November 2013

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 5
23 November 2013.
23 November 2013

3.  Schedule 1, item 6
1 July 2013.
1 July 2013

4.  Schedule 1, items 7 to 9
23 November 2013.
23 November 2013

 
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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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
  
Migration Regulations 1994
1  Subparagraph 2.72(10)(g)(ii)
Omit “, concessional competent English”.
2  Paragraph 2.72(10)(g) (note)
Omit “, concessional competent English”.
3  Subregulation 2.87(2A)
Omit “subregulation (2)”, substitute “subregulations (1A) and (1B)”.
4  Subregulations 2.87(3) and (4)
Omit “subregulations (2) and (2A)”, substitute “subregulations (1A), (1B) and (2A)”.
5  Sub‑subparagraph 1130A(2)(a)(i)(A) of Schedule 1
Omit “1 July 2013”, substitute “1 July 2003”.
6  Paragraph 1221(2)(b) of Schedule 1 (table item 1)
Repeal the item, substitute:
 
1
Applicant who:
(a) was less than 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is a dependent child of an applicant for a Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UT) visa; and
(c) applied during the period that began on 1 July 2013 and ended on 31 August 2013
$1 825

1A
Applicant who:
(a) was less than 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is a dependent child of an applicant for a Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UT) visa; and
(c) applied on or after 1 September 2013
$2 095

 
7  Subparagraph 457.223(4)(ea)(ii) of Schedule 2
Omit “, concessional competent English”.
8  Paragraph 457.223(4)(ea) of Schedule 2 (note)
Omit “, concessional competent English”.
9  At the end of Schedule 13
Add:
Part 23—Amendments made by the Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters No. 2) Regulation 2013
  
2301  Operation of Schedule 1
             (1)  The amendments of these Regulations made by items 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters No. 2) Regulation 2013 apply in relation to a nomination under subsection 140GB(1) of the Act:
                     (a)  made, but not finally determined, before 23 November 2013; or
                     (b)  made on or after 23 November 2013.
             (2)  The amendments of these Regulations made by items 7 and 8 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters No. 2) Regulation 2013 apply in relation to a visa application:
                     (a)  made, but not finally determined, before 23 November 2013; or
                     (b)  made on or after 23 November 2013.