Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2005

  • revoked
  • Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2005: revoked, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, pursuant to section 405(b) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Reprint
as at 29 November 2010

Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2005

(SR 2005/135)

  • Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2005: revoked, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, pursuant to section 405(b) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Department of Labour.


Pursuant to section 150 of the Immigration Act 1987, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • (1) These regulations are the Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2005.

    (2) In these regulations, the Immigration Regulations 19991 are called the principal regulations.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 4 July 2005.

3 Schedule 3 amended
  • (1) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting from columns A, B, and C of item 1(b) the expression 2,200, and substituting in each case the expression 1,700.

    (2) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting item 1A, and substituting the following items:

    1AExpression of interest, under the skilled migrant category, in invitation to apply for residence—   
     (a) written paper notification465465465
     (b) online notification315315315
    1BExpression of interest, under the business investor category, in invitation to apply for residence460460460
    1CRequest, under the business investor category, for consideration of a business plan (whether a first or subsequent business plan) or of an amended business plan750750750

    (3) Part 2 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following item:

    Special residence policy for Zimbabwean citizens3001,200

Martin Bell,

Acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 4 July 2005, amend Schedule 3 of the Immigration Regulations 1999 which prescribes fees payable for certain applications and other matters.

The amendments—

  • reduce the fee for an application for a residence permit or visa under the business investor category from $2,200 to $1,700:

  • limit the current fee payable for expressions of interest in invitations to apply for residence to the skilled migrant category:

  • introduce a new fee of $460 for expressions of interest in invitations to apply for residence for the business investor category:

  • introduce a new fee of $750 for a request, under the business investor category, for consideration of a business plan (whether a first or subsequent business plan) or of an amended business plan:

  • introduce a new category in the migrant levy for the special residence policy for Zimbabwean citizens. The levy in the new category is $300 per person with a maximum of $1,200 for persons in a single application or associated applications.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 May 2005.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2005. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the regulations as at 29 November 2010. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2010.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the eprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)

  • 1 SR 1999/284