Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007

  • This version was reprinted on 20 May 2016 to make corrections to sections 8(3), 9(2), 10(c), 12(6), 16(a), 47(2)(a), 67(4), 79(c), 89(3), 90(3)(b), and 92(8)(b)(i) and (10)(c) under section 25(1)(i), (j)(ii) and (j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
15 Persons prohibited from licensing

(1)

A person is prohibited from being licensed if he or she—

(a)

is an undischarged bankrupt; or

(b)

is prohibited or disqualified under any of the provisions of sections 382, 383, or 385 of the Companies Act 1993 from managing a company; or

(c)

has been convicted of an offence against the Immigration Act 2009, the Immigration Act 1987, or the Immigration Act 1964; or

(d)

has been removed or deported from New Zealand under the Immigration Act 2009, the Immigration Act 1987, or the Immigration Act 1964; or

(e)

is unlawfully in New Zealand.

(2)

Persons who hold or have held any of the following offices or employment are prohibited from being licensed while holding the office or employment or at any time within 12 months after leaving the office or employment:

(a)

Ministers of Immigration and Associate Ministers of Immigration in the New Zealand Government:

(b)

any immigration officer, visa officer, or refugee status officer (as defined in the Immigration Act 1987):

(c)

any immigration officer or refugee and protection officer (as defined in the Immigration Act 2009).

Section 15(1)(b): amended, on 5 December 2013, by section 14 of the Companies Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 111).

Section 15(1)(c): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Section 15(1)(d): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Section 15(2)(c): added, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).