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.
16 Persons subject to restriction on being licensed

The following persons must not be licensed unless the Registrar is satisfied that the nature of the relevant offence or matter is unlikely to adversely affect the person’s fitness to provide immigration advice:

(a)

a person who has been convicted, whether in New Zealand or in another country, of a crime involving dishonesty, an offence resulting in a term of imprisonment, or an offence against the Fair Trading Act 1986 (or any equivalent law of another country); or

(b)

a person who, under the law of another country,—

(i)

is an undischarged bankrupt; or

(ii)

has been prohibited or disqualified from managing a company; or

(iii)

has been convicted of an immigration offence; or

(iv)

has been removed or deported from the country; or

(c)

a person to whom section 15(1)(a) or (b) has applied in the past.