Immigration Amendment Act 1999

  • repealed
  • Immigration Amendment Act 1999: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, pursuant to section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
2 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of Authority, and substituting the following definition:

    Authority means, as the case may require,—

    • (a) The Residence Appeal Authority referred to in section 18B; or

    • (b)  The Removal Review Authority referred to in section 49; or

    • (c) The Refugee Status Appeals Authority referred to in section 129N:.

    (2) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the definition of certificate of identity, the following definitions:

    Chief executive means the chief executive of the Department of Labour

    Claim, and claimant, in relation to a claim to be recognised as a refugee, have the meanings given by section 129B.

    (3) The definition of execute in section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (a) the expression section 67 or section 68 or section 69 of this Act, and substituting the expression section 59.

    (4) Section 2 of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of New Zealand address, and substituting the following definitions:

    New Zealand address,—

    • (a) In relation to a permit holder, means the last known of the following addresses:

      • (i) The address for the time being nominated by that holder under section 37:

      • (ii) Where applicable, that person's New Zealand address within the meaning of paragraph (e):

    • (b) In relation to a person who is subject to any residence requirement in accordance with section 98, means the last known of the following addresses:

      • (i) The address at which the person has currently agreed to reside under that section:

      • (ii) Where applicable, that person's New Zealand address within the meaning of paragraph (e) or paragraph (f):

    • (c) In relation to a person who is subject to any residence condition imposed in accordance with section 60(5) (or the previous section 54 or section 57) or section 79 or section 101, means the last known of the following addresses:

      • (i) The current address specified under any of those sections:

      • (ii) Where applicable, that person's New Zealand address within the meaning of paragraph (e) or paragraph (f) or paragraph (h):

    • (d) In relation to a person who is in custody pursuant to a warrant of commitment issued under this Act, means—

      • (i) The place where that person is held in custody:

      • (ii) Where applicable, that person's New Zealand address within the meaning of paragraph (e):

    • (e) In relation to an unmarried person under 17 years of age named in a removal order or a deportation order, means—

      • (i) Where that person is named as a dependent child of another person named in the order, the New Zealand address of that other person:

      • (ii) Where a responsible adult has been determined or nominated under section 141B (or the previous section 60) to represent the interests of that person, the latest address supplied by that adult under section 141B(6) (or the previous section 60(6)):

    • (f) In relation to a person who has appealed to the Deportation Review Tribunal under section 22 or section 104, means—

      • (i) The address supplied to the Tribunal under section 22(3) or (as the case may be) section 104(3):

      • (ii) Where applicable, that person's New Zealand address within the meaning of paragraph (e):

    • (g) In relation to a person who has appealed to the Residence Appeal Authority under section 18C, means—

      • (i) The address supplied to the Authority under subsection (5) of that section (whether or not that address is in New Zealand):

      • (ii) Where applicable, that person's New Zealand address within the meaning of paragraph (e):

    • (h) In relation to a person who has appealed to the Removal Review Authority under Part II, means—

      • (i) The latest address supplied to the Authority under section 48 (or under the previous section 63A or 63B):

      • (ii) Where applicable, that person's New Zealand address within the meaning of paragraph (e):.

    (5) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of permit, and substituting the following definition:

    Permit means a permit granted under this Act; and includes a residence permit and any type of temporary permit, pre-cleared permit, or limited purpose permit.

    (6) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the definition of Refugee Convention, the following definitions:

    Refugee status claimant has the meaning given by section 129B

    Refugee status officer has the meaning given by section 129B.

    (7) The definition of removal order in section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the expression section 50 of this Act, and substituting the expression section 54.

    (8) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the definition of special direction, the following definition:

    Subsequent claim, for the purposes of Part VIA, has the meaning given by section 129B.

    (9) The definition of visa officer in section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended—

    • (a) By adding the expression ; or to subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b):

    • (b) By inserting in paragraph (b), after subparagraph (ii), the following subparagraph:

      • (iii) Other member of the staff (including locally engaged staff) of an overseas branch office of the Department of Labour,—.