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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
25 Applications for temporary permits
  • (1) The following persons may apply for a temporary permit:

    • (a) any holder of a temporary visa who arrives in New Zealand during the currency of that visa:

    • (b) any person arriving in New Zealand who is exempt from the requirement to apply for and hold a visa to travel to New Zealand:

    • (c) any person who is in New Zealand and is the holder of a current temporary permit (other than a temporary permit that is subject to the condition specified in section 27A(2) of this Act):

    • (d) any person whose residence permit is revoked under section 20 of this Act and who has not appealed against that revocation, where the application for a temporary permit is made before the date on which the revocation is due to become effective.

    • (e) in the case of a pre-cleared temporary permit, any person specified in section 35D(1) of this Act.

    (2) An application for a temporary permit shall be made in the prescribed manner.

    (3) No person who is unlawfully in New Zealand may apply for a temporary permit, and where any such person purports to apply for a temporary permit—

    • (a) the Minister or appropriate immigration officer is under no obligation to consider the application; and

    • (b) whether the application is considered or not,—

      • (i) the Minister or immigration officer is not obliged to give reasons for any decision relating to the application, other than the reason that this subsection applies; and

      • (ii) section 36 of this Act and section 23 of the Official Information Act 1982 shall not apply in respect of the application.

    Section 25: substituted, on 18 November 1991, by section 14 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 113).

    Section 25(1)(c): amended, on 1 April 1993, by section 3(3) of the Immigration Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 88).

    Section 25(1)(e): inserted, on 15 September 1993, by section 7 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 100).