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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
34B Applications for limited purpose permits
  • (1) The following persons may apply for a limited purpose permit:

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

    • (b) a person in New Zealand who is the holder of a current limited purpose permit, if further time is required to achieve the purpose for which that permit was granted.

    (2) An application for a limited purpose permit must be made in the prescribed manner.

    (3) No person who is unlawfully in New Zealand, and no person who is lawfully in New Zealand otherwise than pursuant to a limited purpose permit, may apply for a limited purpose permit. If such a person purports to apply for a limited purpose 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 decisions 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 do not apply in respect of the application.

    Section 34B: inserted, on 1 October 1999, by section 25 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).