Commonwealth of Australia
Migration Act 1958
GRANTING OF PARENT AND OTHER FAMILY VISAS IN 2012/2013 FINANCIAL YEAR
I, CHRIS BOWEN, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under section 85 of the Migration Act 1958 (‘the Act’):
1. DETERMINE that the maximum number of:
(a) Aged Parent (Class BP) (Subclass 804) visas; and
(b) Parent (Class AX) (Subclass 103) visas
that may be granted in the financial year 1 July 2012 to 30 June 201 3 is 2210.
2. DETERMINE that the maximum number of:
(a) Other Family (Class BO) (Migrant) visas; and
(b) Other Family (Class BU) (Residence) visas
that may be granted in the financial year 1 July 2012 to 30 June 201 3 is 1320.
This instrument, IMMI 12/071, commences on 1 July 2012.
Dated 7 June 2012
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
NOTE 1: Section 85 of the Act provides that the Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, determine the maximum number of the visas of a specified class, or the maximum number of the visas of specified classes, that may be granted in a specified financial year.
NOTE 2: Section 86 of the Act provides that if there is a determination of the maximum number of visas of a class or classes that may be granted in a financial year; and the number of visas of the class or classes granted in the year reaches that maximum number; no more visas of the class or classes may be granted in the year.
NOTE 3: Subsection 56(1) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 provides that if the enabling legislation in relation to a legislative instrument as in force at any time before the commencing day of that Act (1 January 2005) required the text of the instrument, or particulars of its making, to be published in the Gazette, the requirement for publication in the Gazette is taken, in relation to any such instrument made on or after that day, to be satisfied if the instrument is registered.]