Migration Act 1958 - Specification - Pass Marks And Pool Marks In Relation To Applications For General Skilled Migrations Visas (Classes VE, VC, VF, VB, SI, SN and SP) - IMMI 12/017

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Commonwealth of Australia
 
Migration Act 1958
 
Migration Regulations 1994
 
PASS MARKS AND POOL MARKS IN RELATION TO APPLICATIONS FOR GENERAL SKILLED MIGRATION VISAS
(CLASSES VE, VC, VF, VB, SI, SN AND SP)
 
(Subsections 96(1) and 96(2))
 
I, CHRIS BOWEN, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under subsections 96(1) and 96(2) of the Migration Act 1958 (‘the Act’), hereby:
 
1.         REVOKE Instrument Number IMMI 11/027 signed on 25 June 2011, specifying pass marks and pool marks in relation to applications for GSM skilled visas for the purposes of subsections 96(1) and 96(2) of the Act; AND
 
2.                  SPECIFY that, for the purposes of regulation 2.26AA of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’), the pass and pool marks that appear in Part 1 of the Schedule to this Instrument apply; AND
 
3.         SPECIFY that, for the purposes of regulation 2.26AB of the Regulations, the pass and pool marks that appear in Part 2 of the Schedule to the Instrument apply; AND
 
4.         SPECIFY that, for the purposes of regulation 2.26AC of the Regulations, the pass and pool marks that appear in Part 3 of the Schedule to this Instrument apply.
           
This Instrument number, IMMI 12/017, commences on 1 July 2012, immediately after the commencement of the Migration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2).
 
Dated 12 June 2012
 
 
CHRIS BOWEN
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
 
 
 
[NOTE 1:   Subsection 96(1) of the Act provides that the Minister may, from time to time, by notice in the Gazette, specify, in relation to a class of visas, the pool mark for the purposes of the Act and the regulations.
NOTE 2:    Subsection 96(2) of the Act provides that the Minister may, from time to time, by notice in the Gazette, specify, in relation to applications for visas of a particular class, the pass mark for the purposes of the Act and the regulations.
NOTE 3:    Regulation 2.26AA of the Regulations specifies the prescribed qualifications and number of points for certain applications for General Skilled Migration visas.
NOTE 4:    Regulation 2.26AB of the Regulations specifies the prescribed qualifications and number of points for other applications for General Skilled Migration visas.
NOTE 5:    Regulation 2.26AC of the Regulations specifies the prescribed qualifications and number of points for certain other applications for General Skilled Migration visas.
NOTE 6:    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 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.]SCHEDULE
 
PART 1           PASS AND POOL MARKS APPLYING TO REGULATION 2.26AA
 
VISA CLASSES
PASS AND POOL MARK

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Independent Subclass 175 visas
120 points

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Sponsored Subclass 176 visas
100 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) Regional – Sponsored Subclass 487 visas
100 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VF) Regional – Sponsored Subclass 475 visas
100 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Independent Subclass 885 visas
120 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Sponsored Subclass 886 visas
100 points

 
 
PART 2           PASS AND POOL MARKS APPLYING TO REGULATION 2.26AB
 
VISA CLASSES
PASS AND POOL MARK

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Independent Subclass 175 visas
65 points

Skilled (Migrant) (Class VE) Sponsored
Subclass 176 visas
65 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) Regional –
Sponsored Subclass 487 visas
65 points

Skilled (Provisional) (Class VF) Regional –
Sponsored Subclass 475 visas
65 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Independent
Subclass 885 visas
65 points

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB) Sponsored
Subclass 886 visas
65 points

 
 
PART 3           PASS AND POOL MARKS APPLYING TO REGULATION 2.26AC
 
VISA CLASSES
PASS AND POOL MARK

Skilled – Independent (Permanent) (Class SI) Subclass 189 visas
60 points

Skilled - Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN) Subclass 190 visas
60 points

Skilled - Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP) Subclass 489 visas
60 points