Migration Amendment (Clarifying International Obligations for Removal) Regulations 2021

Migration Amendment (Clarifying International Obligations for Removal) Regulations 2021dated 5 August 2021 [“the Instrument”] amends the Migration Regulations 1994 to insert a new regulation 4.34A prescribing a period of 120 days for the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) to make decision on review of decision under subsection 197D(2) of the Migration Act and notify the applicant…

Compilation of Migration Regulation 1994

Compilation of Migration Regulation 1994 dated 26 June 2021 incorporates the amendments made by Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021 prescribing increased fee for review of visa decisions (including sponsorships and nominations decisions), except the protection visas decisions, by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT). Accordingly, pursuant to regulation 4.13(1) of the Migration Regulations 1994, the prescribed…

Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021

Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021 dated 24 June 2021 [“the Regulations”] amend the Migration Regulations 1994 to prescribe increased fee for review of visa decisions (including sponsorships and nominations decisions), except the protection visas decisions, by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT). Accordingly, pursuant to regulation 4.13(1) of the Migration Regulations 1994, the prescribed AAT…

16 Re-appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

On 18 September 2020, Australian Government announced re-appointments of 16 members to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) comprising 1 full-time senior member, 3 full-time members, and 12 part-time members. The AAT is an Executive Tribunal that conducts independent merits review of administrative decisions made under Commonwealth laws. The Migration and Refugee Division of the AAT…