Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5)

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Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 256
I, QUENTIN BRYCE, 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 and the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.
Dated 22 November 2012
QUENTIN BRYCE
Governor-General
By Her Excellency’s Command
CHRIS BOWEN
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
Contents
                        1      Name of regulation                                                          3
                        2      Commencement                                                              3
                        3      Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994                        3
                        4      Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007      3
Schedule 1                  Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to travel documents 4
Schedule 2                  Further amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to travel documents 5
Schedule 3                  Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to skilled visas         54
Schedule 4                  Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to tourist visas         64
Schedule 5                  Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to visas and charges            65
Schedule 6                  Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to evidentiary requirements for family violence claims                                                            78
Schedule 7                  Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to transitional arrangements  81
Schedule 8                  Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to currency       83
Schedule 9                  Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to Defence families         84
 
 
1              Name of regulation
                This regulation is the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5).
2              Commencement
                This regulation commences, or is taken to commence, as follows:
                 (a)     immediately before the commencement of the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 4)—sections 1 to 4 and Schedule 1;
                (b)     on 24 November 2012—Schedules 2 to 7;
                 (c)     on 1 January 2013—Schedules 8 and 9.
3              Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994
                Schedules 1 to 7 amend the Migration Regulations 1994.
4              Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007
                Schedules 8 and 9 amend the Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007.
Schedule 1        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to travel documents
(section 3)
 
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Schedule 2        Further amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to travel documents
(section 3)
 
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157.222      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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159.222      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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173.328      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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302.227      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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302.323      (1)   The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
                   (2)   If the applicant has not turned 18, the applicant satisfies public interest criteria 4017 and 4018.
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303.325      (1)   The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
                   (2)   If the applicant has not turned 18, the applicant satisfies public interest criteria 4017 and 4018.
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410.222      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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410.322      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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456.223      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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685.224      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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801.226      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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801.325      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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802.326      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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808.222      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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820.226      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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820.326      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
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4002 and 4003
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4002, 4003 and 4021
[254]       Schedule 2, clause 864.330
omit
[255]       Schedule 2, clause 884.224, table, item 1
after
4010
insert
and 4021
[256]       Schedule 2, clause 884.224, table, item 2
omit
4009 and 4010
insert
4009, 4010 and 4021
[257]       Schedule 2, clause 884.230
omit
[258]       Schedule 2, clause 884.328
substitute
884.328      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
[259]       Schedule 2, paragraph 885.224 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[260]       Schedule 2, clause 885.230
omit
[261]       Schedule 2, paragraph 885.322 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[262]       Schedule 2, clause 885.325
omit
[263]       Schedule 2, paragraph 886.225 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[264]       Schedule 2, clause 886.231
omit
[265]       Schedule 2, paragraph 886.322 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[266]       Schedule 2, clause 886.325
omit
[267]       Schedule 2, paragraph 887.223 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[268]       Schedule 2, clause 887.229
omit
[269]       Schedule 2, paragraph 887.322 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[270]       Schedule 2, clause 887.325
omit
[271]       Schedule 2, subclause 888.215 (1)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[272]       Schedule 2, clause 888.217
omit
[273]       Schedule 2, subclause 888.312 (1)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[274]       Schedule 2, clause 888.314
omit
[275]       Schedule 2, paragraph 890.222 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[276]       Schedule 2, clause 890.225
omit
[277]       Schedule 2, paragraph 890.322 (1) (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[278]       Schedule 2, clause 890.324
omit
[279]       Schedule 2, paragraph 891.223 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[280]       Schedule 2, clause 891.226
omit
[281]       Schedule 2, paragraph 891.322 (1) (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[282]       Schedule 2, clause 891.324
omit
[283]       Schedule 2, paragraph 892.223 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[284]       Schedule 2, clause 892.226
omit
[285]       Schedule 2, paragraph 892.322 (1) (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[286]       Schedule 2, clause 892.324
omit
[287]       Schedule 2, paragraph 893.224 (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[288]       Schedule 2, clause 893.227
omit
[289]       Schedule 2, paragraph 893.322 (1) (a)
omit
4010 and 4020
insert
4010, 4020 and 4021
[290]       Schedule 2, clause 893.324
omit
[291]       Schedule 2, clause 988.222
omit
4013 and 4014
insert
4013, 4014 and 4021
[292]       Schedule 2, clause 988.225
omit
[293]       Schedule 2, clause 988.322
omit
4013 and 4014
insert
4013, 4014 and 4021
[294]       Schedule 2, clause 988.324
omit
[295]       Schedule 2, clause 995.222
substitute
995.222      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
[296]       Schedule 2, clause 995.323
substitute
995.323      The applicant satisfies public interest criterion 4021.
[297]       Schedule 4, Part 1, after item 4020
insert
4021        Either:
                (a)    the applicant holds a valid passport that:
                          (i)    was issued to the applicant by an official source; and
                         (ii)    is in the form issued by the official source; and
                        (iii)    is not in a class of passports specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this clause; or
               (b)    it would be unreasonable to require the applicant to hold a passport.
Schedule 3        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to skilled visas
(section 3)
 
[1]           Regulation 1.03, definition of Occupations Requiring English List
omit
[2]           Paragraph 2.11 (1) (a)
omit
made: and
insert
made; and
[3]           Subregulation 2.26AC (3)
After the first mention of
specified
insert
in
[4]           After paragraph 4.02 (4) (l)
insert
               (la)    a decision to refuse to grant a Subclass 489 (Skilled— Regional (Provisional)) visa to a non‑citizen if:
                          (i)    the non‑citizen is outside Australia at the time of application; and
                         (ii)    the non‑citizen was sponsored or nominated, as required by a criterion for the grant of the visa, by:
                                   (A)     an Australian citizen; or
                                   (B)     a company that operates in the migration zone; or
                                   (C)     a partnership that operates in the migration zone; or
                                   (D)     the holder of a permanent visa; or
                                   (E)     a New Zealand citizen who holds a special category visa;
[5]           After paragraph 4.02 (5) (k)
insert
              (ka)    in the case of a decision to which paragraph (4) (la) relates—the sponsor or nominator;
[6]           Subparagraph 5.19 (3) (c) (i)
substitute
                          (i)    both of the following apply:
                                   (A)     in the period of 3 years immediately before the nominator made the application, the holder of the Subclass 457 (Business (Long Stay)) visa identified in subparagraph (a) (ii) has:
                                                (I)     held one or more Subclass 457 visas for a total period of at least 2 years; and
                                               (II)     been employed in the position in respect of which the person holds the Subclass 457 (Business (Long Stay)) visa for a total period of at least 2 years (not including any period of unpaid leave);
                                   (B)     the employment in the position has been full‑time, and undertaken in Australia; or
[7]           Subregulation 5.19 (6), note
omit
reject an application
insert
refuse an application
[8]           Subregulation 5.19 (7), definition of associated entity
omit
[9]           Schedule 1, subitem 1104AA (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1396 (Internet)
[10]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1104AA (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[11]         Schedule 1, subitem 1104BA (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1398 (Internet)
[12]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1104BA (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[13]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1104BA (3) (c)
omit
The applicant
insert
An applicant seeking to satisfy the primary criteria
[14]         Schedule 1, subitem 1114B (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1408 (Internet)
[15]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1114B (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[16]         Schedule 1, subitem 1114C (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1408 (Internet)
[17]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1114C (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[18]         Schedule 1, subitem 1137 (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1393 (Internet)
[19]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1137 (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[20]         Schedule 1, subitem 1138 (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1393 (Internet)
[21]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1138 (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[22]         Schedule 1, subitem 1202B (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1397 (Internet)
[23]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1202B (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[24]         Schedule 1, subitem 1230 (1)
substitute
         (1)   Form:   1393 (Internet)
[25]         Schedule 1, paragraph 1230 (3) (b)
omit
outside of Australia
insert
outside Australia
[26]         Schedule 1, subitem 1301 (1)
omit
1393, 1396, 1397, 1398 or 1408
insert
1393 (Internet), 1396 (Internet), 1397 (Internet), 1398 (Internet) or 1408 (Internet)
[27]         Schedule 1, subitem 1303 (1)
omit
1393, 1396, 1397, 1398 or 1408
insert
1393 (Internet), 1396 (Internet), 1397 (Internet), 1398 (Internet) or 1408 (Internet)
[28]         Schedule 2, paragraphs 132.232 (1) (a) to (d)
substitute
                   (a)     the early-phase start-up of a business in Australia; or
                  (b)     the commercialisation of a product in Australia; or
                   (c)     the development of a business in Australia; or
                  (d)     the expansion of a business in Australia.
[29]         Schedule 2, clause 132.411, including the note
substitute
132.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
[30]         Schedule 2, clause 186.411, including the note
substitute
186.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
[31]         Schedule 2, clause 187.411, including the note
substitute
187.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
[32]         Schedule 2, paragraphs 188.222 (2) (a) to (c)
substitute
                   (a)     an applicant’s score on the business innovation and investment points test is the sum of the applicant’s scores under Parts 7A.2, 7A.3, 7A.4, 7A.5, 7A.7, 7A.8, 7A.9 and 7A.10 of Schedule 7A; and
                  (b)     the Minister must not give the applicant the prescribed number of points for more than one prescribed qualification in Parts 7A.2, 7A.3, 7A.4, 7A.5, 7A.7, 7A.8 and 7A.10 of Schedule 7A; and
                   (c)     if the applicant’s circumstances satisfy more than one prescribed qualification in Parts 7A.2, 7A.3, 7A.4, 7A.5, 7A.7, 7A.8 and 7A.10 of Schedule 7A, the Minister must give the applicant points for the qualification that has been satisfied that attracts the highest number of points.
[33]         Schedule 2, clause 188.226
omit
The business and personal assets of the applicant
insert
At the time of invitation, the business and personal assets of the applicant
[34]         Schedule 2, paragraphs 188.242 (2) (a) to (c)
substitute
                   (a)     an applicant’s score on the business innovation and investment points test is the sum of the applicant’s scores under Parts 7A.2, 7A.3, 7A.4, 7A.6, 7A.7, 7A.8, 7A.9 and 7A.10 of Schedule 7A; and
                  (b)     the Minister must not give the applicant the prescribed number of points for more than one prescribed qualification in Parts 7A.2, 7A.3, 7A.4, 7A.6, 7A.7, 7A.8 and 7A.10 of Schedule 7A; and
                   (c)     if the applicant’s circumstances satisfy more than one prescribed qualification in Parts 7A.2, 7A.3, 7A.4, 7A.6, 7A.7, 7A.8 and 7A.10 of Schedule 7A, the Minister must give the applicant points for the qualification that has been satisfied that attracts the highest number of points.
[35]         Schedule 2, clause 188.411, including the note
substitute
188.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
[36]         Schedule 2, clause 189.411, including the note
substitute
189.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
[37]         Schedule 2, clause 190.411, including the note
substitute
190.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
[38]         Schedule 2, clause 489.411, including the note
substitute
489.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
[39]         Schedule 2, subclause 888.222 (2)
after
a Business Skills (Permanent) (Class EC) visa
insert
or a Business Skills (Residence) (Class DF) visa
[40]         Schedule 2, subclause 888.225 (4)
after
business and personal assets
 insert
in Australia
[41]         Schedule 2, clause 888.226
substitute
888.226      (1)   Subclause (2) or (3) applies.
                   (2)   All of the following apply:
                   (a)     the nominating State or Territory government agency has determined that there are exceptional circumstances;
                  (b)     the requirements set out in at least 2 of subclauses 888.225 (2) to (4) have been met;
                   (c)     the applicant:
                              (i)   resides in an area specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; and
                             (ii)   operates the applicant’s main business or businesses in Australia in the area.
                   (3)   Both of the following apply:
                   (a)     the nominating State or Territory government agency has determined that there are exceptional circumstances;
                  (b)     the requirement set out in subclause 888.225 (5) has been met.
[42]         Schedule 2, clause 888.411, including the note
substitute
888.411      The applicant may be in or outside Australia when the visa is granted, but not in immigration clearance.
Note   The second instalment of visa application charge must be paid before the visa can be granted.
Schedule 4        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to tourist visas
(section 3)
 
[1]           Schedule 2, paragraph 676.613 (b)
substitute
                  (b)     conditions 8501, 8503 and 8558 may be imposed.
[2]           Schedule 4, item 4065A, column 3
substitute
8101, 8201 or 8558
[3]           Schedule 8, after clause 8557
insert
8558        The holder must not stay in Australia for more than 12 months in any period of 18 months.
Schedule 5        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to visas and charges
(section 3)
 
[1]           Subregulation 2.16 (2), including the subheading and note
substitute
Grant of visa
         (2)   If the visa is a bridging visa granted at the same time as a substantive visa, the Minister must notify the applicant of the grant of the bridging visa by notifying the applicant of the grant of the substantive visa.
      (2A)   If the visa:
                (a)    is a special category visa; and
               (b)    has been granted using an authorised system in accordance with an arrangement made under subsection 495A (1) of the Act;
the Minister must notify the applicant of the grant of the visa by a general notice in immigration clearance.
      (2B)   If the visa:
                (a)    is a special category visa; and
               (b)    has not been granted using an authorised system in accordance with an arrangement made under subsection 495A (1) of the Act;
the Minister must notify the applicant of the grant of the visa by an imprint stamped in the applicant’s passport by an officer.
      (2C)   If the visa is a Subclass 834 (Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island) visa, the Minister must notify the applicant of the grant of the visa by an imprint stamped in the applicant’s passport by an officer.
      (2D)   If none of subregulations (2) to (2C) applies, the Minister must notify the applicant of the grant of the visa by:
                (a)    telling the applicant orally that the visa has been granted; or
               (b)    notifying the applicant by one of the methods specified in section 494B of the Act.
Note   If the Minister gives a person a document by a method specified in section 494B of the Act, the person is taken to have received the document at the time specified in section 494C of the Act in respect of the method.
[2]           Division 2.4
substitute
Division 2.4           Prescribed evidence of visa
2.17        Form of evidence
         (1)   For subsection 70 (1) of the Act, the form of evidence of a visa granted to a non-citizen is a label affixed to the non-citizen’s valid passport by an officer.
Note   Under subsection 70 (1) of the Act, the label is a prescribed form of evidence of the visa.
         (2)   If the visa is a substantive visa (other than a transitional visa), the label must include:
                (a)    a statement of the period for which the visa is in effect; and
               (b)    the class to which the visa belongs, identified by the 2‑letter code specified in the heading of the relevant item of Schedule 1; and
                (c)    the subclass to which the visa belongs, identified by the 3‑digit code of the relevant Part of Schedule 2; and
               (d)    if the visa allows the holder to travel to and enter Australia—a statement of that fact.
         (3)   If the Minister has given the non-citizen a written statement of the conditions (if any) to which the grant of the visa is subject, it is not necessary for the label to set out those conditions.
2.18        Way of making request for evidence of visa
         (1)   For paragraph 70 (2) (a) of the Act, this regulation sets out ways in which a person may make a request to be given a prescribed form of evidence of a visa.
Note   Under paragraph 70 (2) (c) of the Act, the request must be accompanied by the amount of visa evidence charge payable in relation to the request.
Written request
         (2)   The request may be made in writing.
Note   Forms 1405 and 1405E are available for this purpose.
Oral request—in Australia and in person
         (3)   If the person is at an office of Immigration in Australia, the request may be made orally.
Oral request—outside Australia and in person
         (4)   If the person is outside Australia at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth, the request may be made orally.
Oral request—outside Australia and not in person
         (5)   If the person is outside Australia, but not at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth, the request may be made orally by contacting a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.
2.19        Place for lodging request for evidence of visa
         (1)   For paragraph 70 (2) (b) of the Act, this regulation sets out the places at which a person may lodge a request to be given a prescribed form of evidence of a visa.
Note   Under paragraph 70 (2) (c) of the Act, the request must be accompanied by the amount of visa evidence charge payable in relation to the request.
         (2)   If the person proposes to lodge the request in Australia, the places are:
                (a)    an office of Immigration in Australia; and
               (b)    another place specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing made for this subregulation that relates to the person.
Note   The instrument mentioned in paragraph (b) may specify a place by reference to the person’s location in Australia, by reference to the kind of visa, or by reference to another matter.
         (3)   If the person proposes to lodge the request outside Australia, the place is a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth.
2.19A      Visa evidence charge
         (1)   For subsection 71 (2) of the Act, this regulation sets out the amount of visa evidence charge that must accompany a request by a person to be given a prescribed form of evidence of a visa.
         (2)   The amount is $70.
         (3)   Despite subregulation (2), if:
                (a)    the request relates to a visa mentioned in the table and that the person holds; and
               (b)    the request is the first made by or for the person in relation to the particular visa that the person holds;
the amount is nil.
Note   A person may hold 2 or more visas of the same subclass over time. This subregulation applies to the first request in relation to each individual visa in the series.
Item
Visa

   1
Subclass 050 (Bridging (General)) visa

   2
Subclass 051 (Bridging (Protection Visa Applicant)) visa

   3
Subclass 060 (Bridging F) visa

   4
Subclass 070 (Bridging (Removal Pending)) visa

   5
Subclass 200 (Refugee) visa

   6
Subclass 201 (In-country Special Humanitarian) visa

   7
Subclass 202 (Global Special Humanitarian) visa

   8
Subclass 203 (Emergency Rescue) visa

   9
Subclass 204 (Woman at risk) visa

10
Subclass 302 (Emergency (Permanent Visa Applicant)) visa

11
Subclass 303 (Emergency (Temporary Visa Applicant)) visa

12
Subclass 403 (Temporary Work (International Relations)) visa for which the holder:
   (a)  satisfied the requirements of Subdivision 403.22, 403.23 or 403.24 of Schedule 2; or

 
  (b)  was a member of the family unit of a person who satisfied the requirements of Subdivision 403.22 or 403.23 of Schedule 2

13
Subclass 406 (Government Agreement) visa

14
Subclass 415 (Foreign Government Agency) visa

15
Subclass 416 (Special Program) visa for which the holder satisfied the requirements of paragraph 416.222 (d) of Schedule 2

16
Subclass 426 (Domestic Worker (Temporary) — Diplomatic or Consular) visa

17
Subclass 448 (Kosovar Safe Haven (Temporary)) visa

18
Subclass 449 (Humanitarian Stay (Temporary)) visa

19
Subclass 574 (Postgraduate Research Sector) visa

20
Subclass 773 (Border) visa

21
Subclass 786 (Temporary (Humanitarian Concern)) visa

22
Subclass 800 (Territorial Asylum) visa

23
Subclass 851 (Resolution of Status) visa

24
Subclass 852 (Witness Protection (Trafficking) (Permanent)) visa

25
Subclass 866 (Protection) visa

26
A criminal justice entry visa

27
A criminal justice stay visa

28
A student visa for which the amount of visa application charge was nil on the basis that the requirement in sub-subparagraph 1222 (2) (a) (i) (A), (D) or (E) of Schedule 1 was satisfied

         (4)   Despite subregulation (2), if the request relates to a visa mentioned in the table and that the person holds, the amount is nil.
Item
Visa

   1
Subclass 995 (Diplomatic (Temporary)) visa

   2
A visa for which the amount of visa application charge was nil on the basis that:

      
   (a)  the applicant was acting as a representative of a foreign government; or

      
  (b)  both of the following apply:

 
         (i)   the applicant was a person to whom privileges and immunities are accorded under the International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963 or the Overseas Missions (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1995;

 
        (ii)   the Foreign Minister recommended the applicant for the grant of the visa

   3
A visa for which the amount of visa application charge was nil on the basis that the applicant was the spouse, de facto partner or dependent child of a person to whom item 2 applies

2.19B     Circumstances in which prescribed form of evidence of a visa may be requested
                For paragraph 71B (1) (a) of the Act, a circumstance in which a prescribed form of evidence of a visa may be requested is that the visa is none of the following:
                (a)    a Subclass 834 (Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island) visa;
               (b)    a Subclass 956 Electronic Travel Authority (Business Entrant — Long Validity) visa;
                (c)    a Subclass 976 (Electronic Travel Authority (Visitor)) visa;
               (d)    a Subclass 977 (Electronic Travel Authority (Business Entrant — Short Validity)) visa;
                (e)    a special category visa.
2.19C     Refund of visa evidence charge
         (1)   For paragraph 71B (1) (d) of the Act, this regulation sets out arrangements for the refund to a person (in whole or in part) of an amount of visa evidence charge.
         (2)   The person must be:
                (a)    the person who has paid the visa evidence charge (the payer); or
               (b)    the personal representative of a payer who has died or has a serious physical or mental incapacity; or
                (c)    the trustee of the estate of a payer who is a bankrupt within the meaning of the Bankruptcy Act 1966.
         (3)   For subregulation (2):
                (a)    if a payment of visa evidence charge is made by cheque, the drawer of the cheque is the payer; and
               (b)    if a payment of visa evidence charge is made by a credit or debit card, the person named on the card is the payer; and
                (c)    if a payment of visa evidence charge is made in cash, the person presenting the cash is the payer; and
               (d)    if a payment of visa evidence charge is made by bank cheque, bank draft, money order, or other similar instrument, the purchaser of the instrument is the payer.
         (4)   For subregulation (2), a person is taken to be the personal representative of a payer if:
                (a)    the person provides satisfactory evidence to the Minister that the person is the personal representative of the payer; and
               (b)    the Minister is satisfied, on the basis of the evidence provided by the person, that the person is the personal representative of the payer.
         (5)   The Minister must:
                (a)    receive a request in writing from the person for a refund; or
               (b)    consider it is reasonable in the circumstances to refund the amount on a request that is not in writing.
         (6)   The Minister must refund an amount of visa evidence charge:
                (a)    if the visa ceased to be in effect before the evidence was given; or
               (b)    if the request for the evidence was withdrawn before the evidence was given; or
                (c)    if:
                          (i)    the evidence that was requested was a visa label; and
                         (ii)    the visa label was to be affixed to a passport or other travel document to which a direction under subsection 71B (2) of the Act applied; or
               (d)    if the amount was paid by mistake or otherwise should not have been paid.
         (7)   The Minister must pay a refund in:
                (a)    Australian currency; or
               (b)    if the amount to which the refund relates was paid in another currency—the other currency.
         (8)   If:
                (a)    in the opinion of the Minister, there is no doubt about the identity of the payer; and
               (b)    the Minister pays the amount of the refund to the payer or a person mentioned in paragraph (2) (b) or (c);
a receipt that is given by the person to whom the refund is paid is, for all purposes, a valid discharge of any liability of the Commonwealth in relation to the payment of the amount of the refund.
[3]           Subregulation 5.36 (4)
substitute
         (4)   In this regulation:
fee means:
                (a)    an instalment of visa application charge; or
               (b)    an amount of visa evidence charge; or
                (c)    a fee payable under these Regulations.
[4]           Schedule 8, clause 8403
omit
[5]           Further amendments—omissions
                The following Divisions of Schedule 2 are omitted.
·     010.7
·     020.7
·     030.7
·     040.7
·     041.7
·     050.7
·     051.7
·     060.7
·     070.7
·     100.7
·     101.7
·     102.7
·     103.7
·     114.7
·     115.7
·     116.7
·     117.7
·     118.7
·     119.7
·     120.7
·     121.7
·     124.7
·     143.7
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·     200.7
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·     300.7
·     302.7
·     303.7
·     309.7
·     405.7
·     406.7
·     410.7
·     411.7
·     415.7
·     416.7
·     417.7
·     419.7
·     420.7
·     421.7
·     422.7
·     423.7
·     426.7
·     427.7
·     428.7
·     442.7
·     444.7
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·     456.7
·     457.7
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·     461.7
·     462.7
·     470.7
·     475.7
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·     485.7
·     487.7
·     488.7
·     570.7
·     571.7
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·     574.7
·     575.7
·     576.7
·     580.7
·     651.7
·     675.7
·     676.7
·     679.7
·     685.7
·     771.7
·     773.7
·     786.7
·     800.7
·     801.7
·     802.7
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·     820.7
·     834.7
·     835.7
·     836.7
·     837.7
·     838.7
·     845.7
·     846.7
·     850.7
·     851.7
·     852.7
·     855.7
·     856.7
·     857.7
·     858.7
·     859.7
·     864.7
·     866.7
·     884.7
·     885.7
·     886.7
·     887.7
·     890.7
·     891.7
·     892.7
·     893.7
·     956.7
·     976.7
·     977.7
·     988.7
·     995.7
[6]           Further amendments—omission of condition 8403
                The following provisions in Schedule 2 are amended by omitting ‘8403,’:
·     subclause 050.612A (3)
·     clause 050.613
·     subclause 050.613A (2)
·     subclause 050.614 (2)
·     subclause 050.615 (2)
·     subclause 050.615A (2)
·     subclause 050.616 (2)
·     clause 050.617
·     subclause 051.611A (3)
·     clause 051.612
·     paragraph 060.612 (b)
·     clause 416.612
·     clause 417.612
·     clause 422.612
Schedule 6        Amendments of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to evidentiary requirements for family violence claims
(section 3)
 
[1]           Subregulation 1.21 (1)
omit
         (1)   In this Division:
insert
                In this Division:
[2]           Subregulation 1.21 (1), definition of competent person
omit
[3]           Subregulation 1.21 (2)
omit
[4]           Regulation 1.24
substitute
1.24        Evidence
                The evidence mentioned in paragraph 1.23 (9) (c) is:
                (a)    a statutory declaration under regulation 1.25 (which deals with statutory declarations by or on behalf of alleged victims); and
               (b)    the type and number of items of evidence specified by the Minister by instrument in writing for this paragraph.
[5]           Subregulation 1.25 (2)
omit
subregulation 1.21 (1)
insert
regulation 1.21
[6]           Subregulation 1.25 (3)
omit
subregulation 1.21 (1)
insert
regulation 1.21
[7]           Regulation 1.26
omit
[8]           Regulation 1.27
substitute
1.27        Documents not admissible in evidence
                A document mentioned in the table is not admissible in evidence before a court or tribunal otherwise than in:
                (a)    an application for judicial review of a decision to refuse to grant a visa the application for which included the non‑judicially determined claim of family violence to which the document relates; or
               (b)    an application for merits review of a decision to refuse to grant a visa the application for which included the non‑judicially determined claim of family violence to which the document relates; or
                (c)    a prosecution of a maker of the statutory declaration under section 11 of the Statutory Declarations Act 1959.
Item
Document

1
A statutory declaration that is a type of evidence specified by the Minister under paragraph 1.24 (b)

2
A statutory declaration under regulation 1.25

3
An opinion of an independent expert mentioned in subparagraph 1.23 (10) (c) (i)

Schedule 7        Amendment of Migration Regulations 1994 relating to transitional arrangements
(section 3)
 
[1]           Schedule 13, after Part 5
insert
Part 6                 Amendments made by Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5)
  
601         Operation of amendments
         (1)   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 1 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to an application made on or after 24 November 2012 for a visa by a person seeking to satisfy the secondary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 422 (Medical Practitioner) visa.
         (2)   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 2 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 24 November 2012.
         (3)   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 3 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 24 November 2012.
         (4)   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 4 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to an application for a visa:
                (a)    made, but not finally determined, before 24 November 2012; or
               (b)    made on or after 24 November 2012.
         (5)   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 5 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to a request to be given a prescribed form of evidence of a visa made on or after 24 November 2012.
         (6)   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 6 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to an application for a visa made, but not finally determined, before 24 November 2012 if both of the following apply:
                (a)    on or after 24 November 2012, the alleged victim, or another person on the alleged victim’s behalf, has provided a statutory declaration under regulation 1.25;
               (b)    the alleged victim, or another person on the alleged victim’s behalf, has not previously provided a statutory declaration under regulation 1.25 in relation to that application.
         (7)   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 6 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 24 November 2012.
Schedule 8        Amendments of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to currency
(section 4)
 
[1]           Subregulation 12A (7), definition of conversion instrument
omit
12/008) that commenced on 1 July 2012.
insert
12/076) that commenced on 1 January 2013.
[2]           Subregulation 12A (7), definition of places and currencies instrument
omit
12/009) that commenced on 1 July 2012.
insert
12/077) that commenced on 1 January 2013.
[3]           After regulation 21
insert
22            Transitional arrangements—amendments made by Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5)
                The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 8 to the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) apply in relation to an application made under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 2 of the Act on or after 1 January 2013.
Schedule 9        Amendment of Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007 relating to Defence families
(section 4)
 
[1]           After regulation 6
insert
6A           Defence service requirement—prescribed visas
                For paragraphs 23 (2) (a) and (3) (a) of the Act, the following visas are prescribed:
                (a)    Employer Nomination (Permanent) (Class EN);
               (b)    Labour Agreement (Migrant) (Class AU);
                (c)    Labour Agreement (Residence) (Class BV);
               (d)    Regional Employer Nomination (Permanent) (Class RN).
Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.
 

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