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Migration Amendment (Charging for Migration Outcome) Act 2015

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Migration Amendment (Charging for Migration Outcome) Act 2015 - Related Migration Regulations and commencement

Migration Amendment (Charging for a Migration Outcome and Other Measures) Regulations 2015

These Regulations prescribe the classes of sponsors, sponsored visa, sponsorship related events, civil and criminal penalties and other related definitions and criteria for this Act.  The Regulations include the following:

Sponsored visa subclasses covered by this Act:

Sponsored visas prescribed in s245AQ of the Act:

                     (a)  a Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme) visa;

                     (b)  a Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa;

                     (c)  a Subclass 401 (Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity)) visa;

                     (d)  a Subclass 402 (Training and Research) visa in the Research stream;

                     (e)  a Subclass 420 (Temporary Work (Entertainment)) visa;

                      (f)  a Subclass 457 (Temporary Work (Skilled)) visa;

                     (g)  a Subclass 488 (Superyacht Crew) visa.

 

Sponsor Classes:

Sponsor classes prescribed in section 245AQ of the Act: 

                     (a)  a standard business sponsor;

                     (b)  an entertainment sponsor;

                     (c)  a superyacht crew sponsor;

                     (d)  a long stay activity sponsor;

                     (e)  a training and research sponsor;

                      (f)  an exchange sponsor;

                     (g)  a religious worker sponsor;

                     (h)  a sport sponsor.

No adverse information:

Includes the requirement that there be no adverse information known to Immigration about the employer who made the nomination or a person associated with the employer; or that it is reasonable to disregard any adverse information known to Immigration about the employer who made the nomination or a person associated with the employer.

Commencement: Schedule 1 of  Migration Amendment (Charging for a Migration Outcome) Act 2015 will commence on 14 December 2015.

Source: MIA


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