Immigration Act 2009

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Limited right of review in respect of temporary entry class visa decisions

186 Limited right of review in respect of temporary entry class visa decisions
  • (1) No appeal lies against a decision of the Minister or an immigration officer on any matter in relation to a temporary entry class visa, whether to any court, the Tribunal, the Minister, or otherwise.

    (2) Subsection (1) applies except to the extent that section 185 provides a right of reconsideration for an onshore holder of a temporary visa in the circumstances set out in that section.

    (3) A person may bring review proceedings in a court in respect of a decision in relation to a temporary entry class visa except if the decision is in relation to the—

    • (a) refusal or failure to grant a temporary entry class visa to a person outside New Zealand:

    • (b) cancellation of a temporary entry class visa before the holder of the visa arrives in New Zealand.