Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 4) 2005

  • revoked
  • Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 4) 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 4) 2005

(SR 2005/270)

  • Immigration Amendment Regulations (No 4) 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 4) 2005.

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

2 Commencement
  • (1) Regulation 3(5) comes into force on 28 February 2006.

    (2) The rest of these regulations come into force on 28 November 2005.

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

     (a) skilled migrant category8008001,500

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

     (c) entrepreneur category1,7001,7001,700

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

    1AExpression of interest, under the skilled migrant category, in invitation to apply for residence—
     (a) written paper notification460460460
     (b) online notification300300300

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

     (a) visitor permit or visa8080120

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

     (b) student permit   
     (i) written paper application120--
     (ii) online application70--

    (6) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting item 3(d)(ii), and substituting the following item:

     (ii) other120--

    (7) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting item 3(e)(ii), and substituting the following item:

     (ii) other160160200

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

     (g) long-term business visa or permit1,7001,7001,700

    (9) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after item 3(h)(i), the following item:

     (ia) client of approved destination status   
     travel agents (China only)--40

    (10) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting item 5, and substituting the following item:

     5 Application for transit visa120120130

    (11) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after item 6, the following item:

    6AFor permit granted under section 35A of the Act180--

    (12) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting items 10 and 14.

    (13) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting items 15 and 16, and substituting the following items:

    15Additional call-out fee, where office is opened outside ordinary opening hours in order to process application or other matter as requested210210210
    16Transfer fee, where permit stamp or label transferred from one passport or certificate of identity to another4040100

    (14) Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting item 20(a), and substituting the following item:

     (a)first year's accreditation1,400-

Diane Morcom,

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 amend Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the Immigration Regulations 1999 which sets out the fees payable for applications and other matters specified in that Part.

The amendments come into force on 28 November 2005, but the amendment made by regulation 3(5) comes into force on 28 February 2006.

The amendments—

  • increase fees relating to: applications for residence permits or visas in the skilled migrant category; applications for certain temporary work permits and visas; and call-outs where the office is opened outside ordinary opening hours:

  • decrease fees relating to: applications for residence permits or visas in the entrepreneur category; expressions of interest (under the skilled migrant category) in invitations to apply for residence; applications for temporary permits and visas for visitors; applications for transit visas; the transfer of permit stamps or labels from one passport or certificate of identity to another; and the first year's accreditation for the employer accreditation under the talent (accredited employer) work policy:

  • insert new fees relating to: online applications for temporary permits for students; temporary group visitor visas for clients of approved destination status travel agents (China only); and permits granted by the Minister of Immigration under section 35A of the Immigration Act 1987:

  • omit fees relating to: finalisation of grants of certain residence permits; and urgent processing of priority requests.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 September 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 4) 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 2007.

    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