Commonwealth of Australia
Migration Regulations 1994
CLASS OF PERSONS
(Item 3 of the table in paragraph 1234(2)(a))
I, CHRIS BOWEN, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under Item 3 of the table in paragraph 1234(2)(a) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):
1. REVOKE Instrument IMMI 11/074 signed on 22 November 2011, specifying a class of persons for the purposes of subparagraph 1208(2)(a)(ia) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; and
2. SPECIFY for the purposes of item 3 of the table in paragraph 1234(2)(a) of the Regulations the following classes of persons:
(a) Fulbright Scholars of the United States of America; or
(b) members of the family unit of a person to whom privileges and immunities are, or are expected to be, accorded under the International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963 or the Overseas Missions (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1995 and who is expected to be recommended by the Foreign Minister for the grant of a visa.
This instrument, IMMI 12/087, commences on 24 November 2012, immediately after the commencement of Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 4).
Dated 9 November 2012
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
[NOTE 1: Item 3 of the table in paragraph 1234(2)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations provides that an applicant who is seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Temporary Work (International Relations) (Class GD) visa and is an applicant of a kind specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing is exempt from paying a visa application charge.
NOTE 2: Item 1208 is repealed from the Migration Regulations 1994 by the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 4), with effect from 24 November 2012. However, the repeal will apply only in respect of applications made on and after 24 November 2012 (see Transitional provisions to the Migration Regulations 1994). Item 1208 will remain in force in respect of applications made before 24 November 2012 and those applications will continue to be decided under the regulations as they were prior to 24 November 2012.]