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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
17A Applications for residence permits
  • (1) A person applying for a residence permit under section 17 of this Act shall do so in the prescribed manner.

    (2) No application for a residence permit that is received by an immigration officer shall be referred to the Minister for decision at first instance unless the Minister gives a special direction to that effect.

    (3) It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all information, evidence, and submissions that the applicant wishes to have considered in support of the application are provided when the application is made, and the Minister or immigration officer considering the application—

    • (a) is not obliged to seek any further information, evidence, or submissions; and

    • (b) may determine the application on the basis of the information, evidence, and submissions provided.

    (4) Nothing in subsection (3) of this section prevents the Minister or immigration officer from taking into account when determining the application any information, evidence, or submissions provided by the applicant at any time before the decision on the application is made.

    Section 17A: inserted, on 18 November 1991, by section 9 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 113).