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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
13C Immigration officers to comply with Government residence policy
  • (1) Where a visa officer or an immigration officer or, subject to subsection (2) of this section, the Minister makes any decision in relation to an application for a residence visa or a residence permit under this Act, that decision shall be made in terms of the Government residence policy that was applicable at the time the application was made and any discretion exercised shall be in terms of that policy.

    (2) Nothing in subsection (1) of this section prevents the Minister from making any decision to issue a residence visa or grant a residence permit as an exception to Government residence policy in any particular case.

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