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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 275

Interpretation

                   In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears:

"cancellation review applicant" means an applicant for:

                     (a)  review of a decision to cancel a visa held by the applicant; or

                     (b)  revocation under section 137L of the cancellation of a visa held by the applicant; or

                     (c)  review of a decision under that section not to revoke such a cancellation.

"cancellation review application" , in relation to a cancellation review applicant, means the application by the applicant.

"high visa refusal rate" , in relation to a visa of a particular class, has the meaning given by section 306AC.

"Institute" means the Migration Institute of Australia Limited (A.C.N. 003 409 390).

"Migration Agents Registration Authority" means:

                     (a)  if an appointment of the Institute is in force under section 315--the Institute; or

                     (b)  otherwise--the Minister.

"migration procedure" means the law, and administrative practice, relating to immigration.

"official" means:

                     (a)  a person appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 ; or

                     (c)  a member of the public service of a State or Territory; or

                     (d)  a member of the staff of a Parliamentarian.

"parliamentarian" means:

                     (a)  a Senator; or

                     (b)  a Member of the House of Representatives; or

                     (c)  a member of the Parliament of a State; or

                     (d)  a member of the Legislative Assembly of a Territory.

"Register" means the Register of Migration Agents kept under section 287.

"registered migration agent " means an individual registered as a migration agent under section 286.

"registration application" means an application to be registered as a migration agent.

"registration application fee" means charge imposed by section 4 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997 on a registration application.

"registration status charge" means charge imposed by section 10 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997 .

"review authority" means:

                     (a)  the the Tribunal in reviewing a Part 5-reviewable decision; or

                     (b)  the the Tribunal in reviewing a Part 7-reviewable decision; or

                     (c)  the Immigration Assessment Authority.



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