Immigration Advisers Licensing Amendment Act 2010

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Immigration Advisers Licensing Amendment Act 2010

Public Act2010 No 67
Date of assent6 July 2010
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Immigration Advisers Licensing Amendment Act 2010.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
4 What constitutes immigration advice
  • Section 7 is amended by adding the following subsection as subsection (2):

    • (2) To avoid doubt, a person is not considered to be providing immigration advice within the meaning of this Act if the person provides the advice in the course of acting under or pursuant to—

      • (a) the Ombudsmen Act 1975; or

      • (b) any other enactment by which functions are conferred on Ombudsmen holding office under that Act.

5 Upgrade of licence
  • Section 23 is amended by adding the following subsections:

    • (4) If an application for an upgrade of a licence has been made but not determined before the date on which the licence would otherwise expire, the licence continues in force until the application is determined.

    • (5) The grant of an upgrade of a licence takes effect from the date of expiry of the previous licence (as determined before the application of subsection (4)) or the date on which it is granted, whichever occurs first.


Legislative history

29 June 2010Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill by committee of the whole House, third reading
6 July 2010Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Department of Labour.