Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Amendment Regulations 2011

2011/214

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Amendment Regulations 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of June 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to sections 400 to 402 of the Immigration Act 2009, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Amendment Regulations 2011.

2  Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 25 July 2011.

3  Principal regulations amended
4  Meaning of prescribed fee
5  Exemptions from or reductions in prescribed fees
  • Regulation 26AAB(3)(a) is amended by omitting work to residence Skilled Migrant Category and substituting Skilled Migrant Category Job Search.

6  Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 is amended by inserting the item set out in the Schedule of these regulations after the item relating to the Taiwan working holiday scheme.


Schedule
Item inserted in Schedule 1

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CategoryStatus of applicant
Uruguay working holiday schemeCitizen of Uruguay

 Rebecca Kitteridge,
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 the Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Regulations 2010.

An error in a country's name is corrected.

The work to residence Skilled Migrant Category policy is renamed as the Skilled Migrant Category Job Search policy.

The Uruguay working holiday scheme is added as a category of temporary entry class visa for which application must be made online. An applicant must be a citizen of Uruguay.

These regulations come into force on 25 July 2011.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 June 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Labour.