Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Skilled Occupations, Relevant Assessing Authorities and Countries for General Skilled Migration Visas - IMMI 12/023
Key Words: general skilled migration
Date: 12/06/2012


Old Test

Subregulation 2.26AA(2)(a) provides that prescribed qualifications and number of points applies to an applicant for a points-tested General Skilled Migration visa if the applicant is a person, or a person in a class of persons, specified in an instrument in writing made by the Minister.


Subregulation 2.26AA(2)(b) provides that the application is made on or after 1 July 2011 but before 1 January 2013.


.       The purpose of the Instrument is to:

  • provide access to the skilled occupations lists in effect from 1 July 2012 for applications lodged on or after 1 July 2012; and
  • ensure that the transitional arrangements announced by the Government on 8 February 2010 continue to have effect; and
  • ensure that applicants who are eligible for transitional arrangements and who lodged an application on or after 1 July 2012 retain access to the skilled occupation list in effect on 8 February 2010.
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