Immigration Act 1987

  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Policy

  • Section 13A heading: inserted, on 18 November 1991, by section 7 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 113).

13A Government immigration policy generally
  • (1) The Minister shall from time to time publish the policy of the Government relating to the rules and criteria under which eligibility for the issue or grant of visas and permits is to be determined.

    (2) Publication for the purposes of this section shall include, but is not restricted to, the insertion of that policy in the departmental manual of immigration instructions and the making available of that manual to the public, and the Minister shall ensure that copies of the manual are available or readily obtainable for inspection, free of charge, at—

    • (a) offices of the Department of Labour; and

    • (b) New Zealand government offices overseas—

    that deal with immigration matters.

    (3) Nothing in subsection (2) of this section requires the making available of information that could properly be withheld in accordance with the provisions of the Official Information Act 1982, were a request to be made for the information under that Act.

    Section 13A: inserted, on 18 November 1991, by section 7 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 113).