This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 9 January 2015, replace clause 26AAB(5) of the Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Regulations 2010. Clause 26AAB(5) allows certain applicants to pay a reduced application fee, which is $NZ92 less than the standard prescribed fee, for specified visas. The substituted clauses extend the fee reduction to applicants who have previously paid the prescribed fee for a specified visa. The specified visas are—
a temporary visa (Entrepreneur Work Visa):
a temporary work visa under the Work Partnership/Work to Residence: Talent (Arts, Culture, and Sports) immigration instructions, the Talent (Employer Accreditation) immigration instructions, or the Talent (Long-term Skills Shortage List) immigration instructions.
Date of notification in Gazette: 11 December 2014.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.