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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
129U Special provision relating to refugee status claimants granted temporary permits
  • (1) This section applies to any person who—

    • (a) is a refugee status claimant to whom a temporary permit has been granted on or after 1 October 1999 (whether before or after the person became a claimant); or

    • (b) having been a person to whom paragraph (a) applies, ceases to be a refugee status claimant by virtue of having his or her claim under this Part to be recognised as a refugee declined.

    (2) A person to whom this section applies may not, whether before or after the expiry of the temporary permit,—

    • (a) apply for a further temporary permit or for a permit of a different type while in New Zealand; or

    • (b) while in New Zealand, request a special direction, or a permit under section 35A; or

    • (c) bring any appeal under this Act to the Residence Review Board.

    (3) Despite subsection (2)(a), a claimant may apply for a further temporary permit for such period as may be required to maintain the claimant's lawful status in New Zealand while the claim is determined.

    (4) Nothing in this section prevents a person from bringing an appeal to the Removal Review Authority under Part 2.

    (5) This section ceases to apply to a person if and when his or her claim under this Part to be recognised as a refugee is successful.

    Section 129U: inserted, on 1 October 1999, by section 40 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).

    Section 129U(2)(c): amended, on 9 September 2003, by section 12(2) of the Immigration Amendment Act (No 2) 2003 (2003 No 47).