Migration Agents (Continuing Professional Development - Miscellaneous Activities) - Office of the MARA Notice MN07-10f of 2010

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2010L00338

Australian Government
Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority
 
Migration Act 1958
 
Migration Agents Regulations 1998
 
 
MIGRATION AGENTS
(CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT –
MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES)
 
Office of the MARA NOTICE No. MN07-10f OF 2010
 
The Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority, acting under clause 3 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Agents Regulations 1998:
 
(1)              REVOKES the notice entitled Migration Agents (Continuing Professional Development – Miscellaneous Activities) Office of the MARA Notice MN38-09f of 2009, published on 17/09/2009; and
 
(2)              SPECIFIES the miscellaneous activity described in column 2 in Schedule as an approved activity for the purposes of clause 3 where the provider or nature of the activities, and the status, points and level set out in Columns 3 to 6 (inclusive) are satisfied.
 
 
This notice has effect on and from 1 April 1998.
 
Date of making: 8/02/2010
 
 
 
(James Andrews)
Delegate
Position Number:  60007453
 
[Note: (1) Clause 3 of Schedule 1 to the Migration Agents Regulations 1998 allows the Authority to specify, by notice published on its website, approved activities, including: the name of the activity; the provider (if any) of the activity; whether the activity is a core activity or an elective activity; and the number of points for each activity.]
SCHEDULE

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Column 5
Column 6

ITEM
ACTIVITY
PROVIDER
STATUS
VALUE
LEVEL

 
MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES
 
 
 
 

60842
Skilled Visas
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60843
Business Visas
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60844
Merit Review
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60845
Unlawful Non-citizens and Exclusions
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60846
Employer Nomination Scheme and Associated Visas
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60847
Family Visas
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60848
Temporary Business Visas
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60849
Health & Character
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60850
Student Visas
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60851
Refugee Law
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60852
Visa Cancellations Master Class
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60853
Citizenship, Resident Return Visas, Absorbed Persons & Aliens
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60854
Judicial Review
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60855
Migration Update
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60858
The Employer Nomination Scheme
Fragomen Australia
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60859
Temporary Business Sponsorship
Fragomen Australia
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60860
Concepts and Definitions
Fragomen Australia
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60861
General Skilled Migration
Fragomen Australia
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60862
Family Stream Visas
Fragomen Australia
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60863
Ethics and Professional Practice
Fragomen Australia
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60864
Cross Examination
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60865
Time Limits & Associated Issues
Lorenzo Boccabella Continuing Professional Education
Core
1 point
Unlevelled

60868
Preparing requests for Ministerial Intervention (Additional Assessment)
Refugee Advice and Casework Service
Core
2 points
Unlevelled

60869
Refugee Law - Refugee Convention, Protection Visa applications and preparation (primary level) (Additional Assessment)
Refugee Advice and Casework Service
Core
2 points
Unlevelled

60870
Refugee Law - RRT, post-RRT options and Bridging Visas (Additional Assessment)
Refugee Advice and Casework Service
Core
2 points
Unlevelled

 
 
CPD COMPLETED WITH OTHER PROFESSIONS

640000
CPD completed within the legal profession as specified(a) by the Office of the MARA
Not Applicable
Elective
4 points
Unlevelled

640001
CPD completed within the accounting profession as specified(b) by the Office of the MARA
Not Applicable
Elective
4 points
Unlevelled

 
 

 
AUTHORSHIP, SHARED AUTHORSHIP OR EDITORSHIP OF A BOOK

60856
Authorship, Shared Authorship or Editorship of a book as specified(c) by the Office of the MARA
Not Applicable
Core
2 points
Unlevelled

60857
Authorship, Shared Authorship or Editorship of a book as specified(d) by the Office of the MARA
Not Applicable
Elective
2 points
Unlevelled

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
STAND ALONE ASSESSMENT
 
 
 
 

650009
Immigration Law Specialist Accreditation Assessment Program - Written Examination
Law Institute of Victoria in conjunction with the Law Society of NSW, the QLD Law Society and the South Australian Law Society
Core
10 points
Stand Alone Assessment

650010
Immigration Law Specialist Accreditation Program - Simulated Interview
Law Institute of Victoria in conjunction with the Law Society of NSW, the QLD Law Society and the South Australian Law Society
Core
2 points
Stand Alone Assessment

 
Notes:
 
(a)
A current legal practising certificate issued by NSW, VIC, QLD, WA or NT.
 
(b)
Proof of:


-          full or fellow membership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia current at the time of repeat registration application.


-          full membership with Certified Practicing Accountants Australia current at the time of repeat registration application.


-          membership with the National Institute of Accountants current at the time of repeat registration application (retired members are not eligible).

 
 
(c)
The Office of the MARA has specified proof that the book:


-          contains at least 1,000 words contributed by the author or has been solely edited by the editor


-          the text contributes in a positive manner to the development and practice of immigration law


-          has not been previously published in substantially the same form


-          is not the published version of a paper, or of papers, presented at another approved activity for which the author has been awarded a point


-          relates specifically to the Migration Act 1958, the Migration Regulations and other legislation relating to migration procedure or migration portfolio policies and procedures

 
(d)
The Office of the MARA has specified proof that the book:


-          contains at least 1,000 words contributed by the author or has been solely edited by the editor


-          the text contributes in a positive manner to the development and practice of immigration law


-          has not been previously published in substantially the same form


-          is not the published version of a paper, or of papers, presented at another approved activity for which the author has been awarded a point


-          deals with a topic of legal or business nature relating to migration agents’ practice

 
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