Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification under subregulations 2.26AA(9), 2.26AB(7) and 2.26AC(6) - Professional Year Programs - June 2012

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                                                   Commonwealth of Australia
 
                                                     Migration Regulations 1994
 
PROFESSIONAL YEAR PROGRAMS
(Subregulations 2.26AA(9), 2.26AB(7) and 2.26AC(6))
 
 
I, CHRIS BOWEN, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under subregulations 2.26AA(6), 2.26AB(7) and 2.26AC(6) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):
 
1.         REVOKE Instrument IMMI 08/074 signed on 1 October 2008 specifying “professional year” for the purposes of subregulation 2.26AA(6); AND
 
2.         SPECIFY the following Professional Year Programs as courses for the purposes of the definition of “professional year” in subregulations 2.26AA(9), 2.26AB(7) and 2.26AC(6) of the Regulations:
 
      •           the Professional Year Program provided by the Australian Computer Society                                 which is available to information technology graduates;
 
      •           the Professional Year Program provided by the Institute of Chartered Accountants                        in Australia, the Certified Practising Accountants Australia and the Institute of                            Public Accounting which is available to accounting graduates; and
 
      •           the Professional Year Program provided by Engineers Australia which is                                        available to engineering graduates.
 
This Instrument, IMMI 12/029, commences on 1 July 2012, immediately after the commencement of the Migration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2).
 
 
Date                12 June         2012
 
 
 
 
Chris Bowen
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
 
 
[NOTE  1 :              Subregulation 2.26AA(9) provides that, in Schedule 6B, “professional year” means a course specified  by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this definition.
NOTE 2:                 Subregulation 2.26AB(7) provides that, in Schedule 6C “professional year” means a course specified by  the Minister in an instrument in writing for this definition.
NOTE 3:                 Subregulation 2.26AC(6) provides that in Schedule 6D “professional year” means a course specified by   the Minister in an instrument in writing for this definition. ]