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Part 1—Preliminary

Part 1 Preliminary


1   Short title

                   This Act is the Migration (Skilling Australians Fund) Charges Act 2017 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.


Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3




1.  Sections 1 and 2 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.


2.  Sections 3 to 10

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Act 2017 commences.


Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Act binds the Crown

                   This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory and of the Northern Territory. However, it does not bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

4   External Territories

                   This Act extends to an external Territory that is a prescribed Territory (within the meaning of subsection 7(1) of the Migration Act).

5   Extra-territorial operation

                   Nomination training contribution charge is payable in relation to a nomination:

                     (a)  whether the nomination is made in Australia or outside Australia; and

                     (b)  whether the person who is liable to pay the charge is in Australia or outside Australia.

6   Definitions

                   In this Act:

amount includes a nil amount.

Migration Act means the Migration Act 1958 .

nomination means a nomination of a kind mentioned in subsection 140ZM(1) or (2) of the Migration Act.

nomination training contribution charge has the same meaning as in the Migration Act.

permanent visa has the same meaning as in the Migration Act.

temporary visa has the same meaning as in the Migration Act.