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.

Register of licensed immigration advisers

77 Register of licensed immigration advisers

(1)

The Registrar must keep and maintain a register of licensed immigration advisers.

(2)

The purpose of the register is—

(a)

to enable members of the public to know—

(i)

how to contact a licensed immigration adviser; and

(ii)

whether or not a person is licensed as an immigration adviser under this Act and, if so, the type of licence the person holds; and

(iii)

whether or not a person’s licence has been cancelled or suspended, or whether a person’s application for a licence has been refused; and

(b)

to facilitate the ability of the Registrar or the Commerce Commission to enforce the provisions of this Act or of any consumer protection legislation; and

(c)

to facilitate the compliance, audit, and other supporting and administrative functions of the Registrar under this Act.

(3)

The register may be kept—

(a)

as an electronic register (for example, on the Authority’s or the Department’s website); or

(b)

in any other manner that the Registrar thinks fit.