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Schedule 3—Redundant provisions

Schedule 3 Redundant provisions

   

Migration Act 1958

1  Section 275 (definitions of high visa refusal rate and Institute )

Repeal the definitions.

2  Section 275 (definition of Migration Agents Registration Authority )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Migration Agents Registration Authority means the body mentioned in section 315.

Note:          If a power or function is expressed to be given to the Migration Agents Registration Authority, it may only be exercised by the Minister, or by a delegate of the Minister under section 320 (see subsection 315(2)).

3  Subsection 279(1)

Omit “(1)”.

4  Subsection 279(2)

Repeal the subsection.

5  Section 292

Omit “, 306AG or 306AGAC”.

6  Paragraph 292A(a)

Omit “or 311L(1)”.

7  Subsection 299(1)

Omit “sections 300, 302, 303, 306AG and 306AGAC and subsection (3)”, substitute “subsection (3) of this section and sections 300, 302 and 303”.

8  Subsection 303(1) (note 1)

Repeal the note.

9  Subsection 303(1) (note 2)

Omit “Note 2”, substitute “Note”.

10  Division 3AA of Part 3

Repeal the Division.

11  Paragraphs 306B(c) and (d)

Omit “, 306AG or 306AGAC”.

12  Subdivision A of Division 4A of Part 3 (heading)

Repeal the heading.

13  Subdivision B of Division 4A of Part 3

Repeal the Subdivision.

14  Section 315

Repeal the section, substitute:

315   Migration Agents Registration Authority—nature, powers and functions

             (1)  The Migration Agents Registration Authority is the body established within the Department to administer this Part.

             (2)  A power or function expressed under this Part to be given to the Migration Agents Registration Authority may only be exercised or performed by the Minister, or by a delegate of the Minister under section 320.

15  Subsection 316(2)

Repeal the subsection.

16  Section 319A

Repeal the section.

17  Subsection 320(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The Minister may delegate any of the powers or functions given to the Migration Agents Registration Authority under this Part to an APS employee in the Department.

Note:          See section 315 (Migration Agents Registration Authority—nature, powers and functions).

18  Section 321

Repeal the section.

19  Sections 322 and 332B

Repeal the sections.

20  Subsection 332D(1)

Omit “or 311P”.

21  Subsection 322E(3)

Omit “The Institute, or an officer or employee of the Institute,”, substitute “The Migration Institute of Australia Limited (ACN 003 409 390), or an officer or employee of that Institute,”.

22  At the end of subsection 322E(3)

Add:

Note:          The Institute was appointed as the Migration Agents Registration Authority by instrument dated 21 March 1998, under section 315 as then in force. That instrument was revoked on 30 June 2009.