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  1. Australia - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Act XCVIII of 2016 between the Government of Hungary and the Government of Australia on the Promulgation of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Program of Temporary Workers. (2016. évi XCVIII. törvény a Magyarország Kormánya és Ausztrália Kormánya között az ideiglenesen munkát vállaló turisták programjáról szóló Egyetértési Megállapodás kihirdetésérol) - Magyar Közlöny - Official Gazette

    Adoption: 2016-02-24 | Date of entry into force: 2016-10-20 | INT-2016-IA-105123

    1. Issue of 'work and holiday' permissions
    2. Entry, stay and working conditions
    3. Request for documents and repatriation of nationals
    4. Suspension
    5. Amendment
    6. Commencement and duration
    7. Dispute resolution

  2. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law N° 4353 of 2015 ratifying the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of the Hellenic Republic and the Government of Australia regulating issues related to the validation of entry for the mobility of the youth (Work and Holiday Visa). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2015-12-12 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-14 | GRC-2015-L-102307

    Article 1 ratifies the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of the Hellenic Republic and the Government of Australia regulating issues related to the validation of entry for the mobility of the youth (Work and Holiday Visa), concluded on 14 May 2014 and adduces its text both in Greek and English language. The MoU regulates in its chapters the issuance of validation of entry for the mobility of the youth, the entry, stay and conditions of employment, the request for granting documentation and repatriation of citizens, suspensions, amendments, the date of entry into force, duration and dispute resolution.

  3. Australia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolution No. 65/NQ-CP On the signing of an agreement between the Government of the Socialist Republic Socialist of Vietnam and the Government of Australia concerning the working holiday program. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-09-05 | INT-2014-M-97022

  4. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Act 2013 (No. 35, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-20 | AUS-2013-L-95480

    Amends the Migration Act 1958 concerning irregular immigration via maritime vessels.

  5. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Reform of Employer Sanctions) Act 2013 (No. 10, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-14 | AUS-2013-L-95399

  6. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Act 2012 (Act No. 113 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-08-21 | AUS-2012-L-91782

    Amends the migration laws with respect to the regional processing of migrants and includes the designation of regional processing countries.

  7. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Immigration (Education) Amendment Act 2010 (No. 112, 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | AUS-2010-L-84661

    Amends the Immigration (Education) Act 1971 concerning language training requirements for immigrants.

  8. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Abolishing Detention Debt) Act 2009 (No. 82, 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-09-18 | AUS-2009-L-82503

    Removes the possibility of charging irregular migrants for time spent in detention centres and extinguishes all outstanding immigration detention debts.

  9. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Protection of Identifying Information) Act 2009 (No. 69, 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-08 | AUS-2009-L-82505

    Amends the 1958 Act sections 336A, 336FA and 336FFA to protection information of migrant workers.

  10. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2009 (No. 10, 2009). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 2009-02-25 | AUS-2009-L-81592

    Makes various minor amendments to the Migration Act 1958 concerning judicial review.

  11. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Legislation Amendment (Worker Protection) Act 2008 (No. 159, 2008). - Act online

    Adoption: 2008-12-18 | AUS-2008-L-81511

    Makes various amendments to the Migration Act 1958 as well as the Taxation Administration Act 1953 in order to increase protection for migrant workers.

  12. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2008 (No. 82, 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-09-15 | AUS-2008-L-80279

    Makes numerous amendments to the Migration Act 1958 as well as the Customs Act, 1901 with respect to merits review, border protection and visa integrity. Also makes amendments to the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 as well as the Australian Citizenship (transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007 with respect to Australian citizenship.

  13. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Review Provisions) Act 2007 (Act No. 100 of 2007) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-07-28 | AUS-2007-L-77335

  14. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration (Sponsorship Fees) Act 2007 (Act No. 110 of 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-06-28 | AUS-2007-L-77342

  15. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Maritime Crew) Act 2007 (No. 73 of 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-28 | AUS-2007-L-76392

    Makes various amendments to the Migration Act concerning the visa requirments of maritime crew (sections 5(1), 29(1), 31(2), 31(3), 38A, 42(1), 43(1), 82(2), 82(3), 229(1), 229(3), 229(5) and 229(6).

  16. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Border Integrity) Act 2007 (No. 62, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-04-15 | AUS-2007-L-76071

  17. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Legislation Amendment (Information and Other Measures) Act 2007 (No. 63, 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-04-15 | AUS-2007-L-76072

  18. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Australian Citizenship Act 2007 (No. 20, 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-15 | AUS-2007-L-76029

    The Act sets out how you become an Australian citizen, the circumstances in which you may cease to be a citizen and some other matters relating to citizenship.

  19. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007 (No. 21, 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-15 | AUS-2007-L-76030

    Sets out the Acts that are to be amended due to the adoption of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007. The Australian Citizenship Act 1948 is completely repealed.

  20. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration and Ombudsman Legislation Amendment Act 2005 (No. 141, 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-12 | AUS-2005-L-73166

    Makes various amendments to the following Acts: Migration Act 1958; Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act 1981; Ombudsman Act 1976; Postal Industry Ombudsman Act 2006; Migration Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001.

  21. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Litigation Reform Act 2005 (No. 137, 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-11-15 | AUS-2005-L-73165

    The Act amends legislation in relation to courts and litigation, particularly in migration matters, including: Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977; Federal Court of Australia Act 1976; Federal Magistrates Act 1999; Judiciary Act 1903; Migration Act 1958; and Federal Magistrates Act 1999.

  22. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Amendment (Detention Arrangements) Act 2005 (No. 79, 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-29 | AUS-2005-L-71558

    Provides that minors are to be detained only as a last resort (section 4AA). In addition, gives the Minister the power to grant a visa to a detained migrant under certain circumstances (section 195A). The Minister may decide that a person is to stay in a particular place rather than being placed in a detention centre (Part 2, Division 7B). Also provides for reports on persons in detention for more than 2 years (Part 8C).

  23. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 8). - Australian Law Online

    Adoption: 2004-12-16 | AUS-2004-R-70620

  24. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 7), 2004 (S.R. No. 270 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-08-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-27 | AUS-2004-R-68765

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to Migration Regulations 1994. Inter alia provides for application for visa; examination, search and detention by immigration officers; identification of immigration detainees, and some related matters.

  25. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations (No. 6) (S.R. 269 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-08-19 | AUS-2004-R-68766

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994. Makes provision for special student sponsorship.

  26. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 3) (S.R. No. 131 of 2004). - S.R. No. 131 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-06-10 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | AUS-2004-R-67781

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994. Amendments relate to Skilled Independent regional (Provisional) (Class UX) visas, professional development sponsorship, Business (Long Stay) visas and student visas.

  27. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Agents Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1) (S.R. No. 129 of 2004). - S.R. 129 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-06-09 | AUS-2004-R-67782

    Amends Migration Agents Regulations 1998. Makes provision for assistance given by close family members, and infringement notices relating to giving of immigration assistance.

  28. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 2) (S.R. No. 93 of 2004). - Statutory Rules No. 93 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-05-13 | Date of partial entry into force: 2004-07-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2003-11-01 | AUS-2004-R-67417

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994. Amendments concern special purpose visa, assurance of support requirements, public interest criterion 4013, students offshore Internet lodgement, Subclass 457 (Business (Long Stay)) visas, IASS agreements, models and mannequins, Subclass 420 (Entertainment) visas, contributory parent of newborn children, student visas, resident return visas and Subclass 416 (Special Program) visas. Made under Migration Act 1958.

  29. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Legislation Amendment (Migration Agents Integrity Measures) Act 2004 (No. 48 of 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-04-21 | AUS-2004-L-67431

    Amends Migration Act 1958. Inter alia makes provision for application for registration as migration agent, disciplining of registered migration agents for engaging in vexatious activity, disciplining of former registered migration agents, as well as for some related matters.

  30. Australia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Migration Legislation Amendment (Identification and Authentication) Act 2004 (No. 2 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-02-27 | AUS-2004-L-67362

    Amends Migration Act 1958. Inter alia regulates identification of immigration detainees. Also contains provisions regarding identification of minors and incapable persons. Last part sets forth obligations of officials relating to identifying information.

  31. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1) (S. R. 21 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-02-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-03-01 | AUS-2004-R-67148

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994. Contains provisions regarding Educational (Temporary) (Class TH) visas, Subclass 422 (Medical Practitioner) visas, Subclass 459 (Sponsored Business Visitor (Short Stay)) visas, Subclass 679 (Sponsored Family Visitor (Short Stay)) visas, and Subclass 573 (Higher Education Sector) visas.

  32. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 11).

    Adoption: 2003-12-18 | AUS-2003-R-67100

    Made under Migration Act 1958. Amends Migration Regulations 1994. Inter alia provides for business visas, student guardian visas, passenger reporting on international cruise ships, holiday visas, contributory parent visas, retirement visas and witness protection visas. Also amends Migration Amendment Regulations 2003 No. 9.

  33. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 5).

    Adoption: 2003-06-25 | AUS-2003-R-64753

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to Migration Regulations 1994. Inter alia deals with application for approval as standard business sponsor and as approved professional development sponsor.

  34. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 3).

    Adoption: 2003-05-15 | AUS-2003-R-64423

    Made under Migration Act 1958. Amends Migration Regulations 1994 with regard to application for visa.

  35. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Agents Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2003-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-01 | AUS-2003-R-64424

    Made under Migration Act 1958. Amends Migration Agents Regulations 1998 with regard to immigration assistance given by persons not registered.

  36. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 9).

    Adoption: 2002-12-19 | AUS-2002-R-63096

    Made under Migration Act 1958. Amends Migration Regulations 1994 by inserting new Section 2.10AA. Determines where application must be made for certain visas.

  37. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Agents Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 2).

    Adoption: 2002-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2003-03-01 | AUS-2002-R-63097

    Made under Migration Act 1958. Makes miscellaneous amendments to Migration Agents Regulations 1998. Provides for definition of "financial institution" and of "information on the Regulation of the Migration Advice Profession". Makes provision for information booklet for potential clients of migration agents. Also regulates obligations and duties of migration agents.

  38. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 10).

    Adoption: 2002-12-19 | AUS-2002-R-63098

    Made under Migration Act 1958. Makes miscellaneous amendments to Migration Regulations 1994.

  39. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 11).

    Adoption: 2002-12-19 | AUS-2002-R-63100

    Made under Migration Act 1958. Amends Migration Regulations 1994 by deleting Section 5.15B.

  40. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 5).

    Adoption: 2001-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | AUS-2001-R-59511

    Made under the Migration Act 1958. Makes miscelleanous amendments to Migration Regulations 1994. Concerns parts 1, 2 and 4, and Schedules 1,2,4,5,8 and 9 of the 1994 regulations. Deals inter alia with application for different types of visa.

  41. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Agents Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2001-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | AUS-2001-R-59376

    Amends Migration Agents Regulations 1998 with respect to assessment of application for registration of migration agents.

  42. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 3).

    Adoption: 2001-05-03 | AUS-2001-R-65117

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994. Mainly deals with procedural aspects of issue of student visa.

  43. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Agents Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 2 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-11-23 | AUS-2000-R-58104

    Amends Migration Agents Regulations 1998 with respect to the specification of an activity under clause 3 of these regulations. Made under the Migration Act 1958.

  44. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations, 2000 (No. 6 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-10-25 | Date of partial entry into force: 2000-11-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2000-10-31 | AUS-2000-R-57669

    Amends Migration Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 5) with regard to application for visas, and Migration Regulations 1994 with regard to prohibited non-citizens.

  45. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 11) (No. 220 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-09-22 | AUS-1999-R-56783

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994 with regard to the regional sponsored migration scheme, applicants with distinguished talent, labour agreements, employer nomination scheme, and some related matters.

  46. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 1999 (No.5).

    Adoption: 1999-05-12 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-01 | AUS-1999-R-55974

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994 with regard to, inter alia, prescribed qualifications and the points system.

  47. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Agents Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 1999-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-01 | AUS-1999-R-55973

    Amends Migration Agents Regulations 1998 with regard to vexatious or grossly unfounded applications made under the Migration Act.

  48. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 1999 (No.4).

    Adoption: 1999-04-30 | AUS-1999-R-55976

    Amends Migration Regulations 1994 with regard to various procedural matters, such as reviews, the lodgement of applications, and prescribed periods.

  49. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 3).

    Adoption: 1999-04-15 | Date of entry into force: 1999-06-01 | AUS-1999-R-55972

    Amends the Migration Regulations 1994 with regard to refusal or cancellation of visas on character grounds.

  50. Australia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Migration Amendment Regulations 1998 (No. 9). (S.R. No. 304 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-10-27 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-01 | AUS-1998-R-52029

    Amends the Migration Regulations (Rules No. 268 of 1994) with regard to the Schedules, definition of "religious institution", and related matters.

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