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					Specification under subparagraph
1222(1)(a)(ii) — Classes of Persons —
July 2008 (IMMI 08/054)
as amended

made under subparagraph 1222(1)(a)(ii) of the

Migration Regulations 1994

This compilation was prepared on 1 September 2008
taking into account amendments up to IMMI 08/072

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra
                                  Commonwealth of Australia

                                   Migration Regulations 1994

                                  CLASSES OF PERSONS
                               (SUBPARAGRAPH 1222(1)(a)(ii))

I, CHRIS EVANS, Minister for Immigration Citizenship, acting under subparagraph 1222(1)(a)(ii)
of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):

1.   REVOKE the Instrument signed on 10 October 2007 specifying classes of persons for the
     purposes of subparagraph 1222(1)(a)(ii) of the Regulations; AND

2.   SPECIFY the following classes of persons for the purposes of subparagraph 1222(1)(a)(ii):

     Class 1

     Persons who apply for a student visa and who:
     (a) are the holder of a passport issued by a foreign country set out in Schedule 1 to this
         Instrument;
     (b) seek to satisfy the primary criteria of the subclass of student visa corresponding to that
         passport set out in Schedule 1 to this Instrument;
     (c) are six years of age or above;
     (d) are the subject of an electronic confirmation of enrolment for at least the first course they
         propose to undertake; and
     (e) apply for a student visa not more than 124 days prior to the date of
         commencement of the first course specified on the electronic confirmation of
         enrolment(s).

     Class 2

     Persons who apply for a student visa and who:
     (a) are the holder of a passport issued by a foreign country;
     (b) seek to satisfy the secondary criteria of a subclass of student visa; and
     (c) claim to be a member of the family unit of, and make an application for a student visa at
         the same time and place as, and combined with, a person in Class 1 who is an applicant
         for a student visa and seeks to satisfy the primary criteria of the same subclass of visa.




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     Class 3

     Persons who apply for a student visa and who:
     (a) are the holder of a passport issued by a foreign country set out in Schedule 2 to this
         notice;
     (b) are in the foreign country that issued the passport;
     (c) seek to satisfy the primary criteria of the subclass of student visa corresponding to that
         passport set out in Schedule 2 to this notice;
     (d) make their application through the services of an agent who is party to an agreement with
         the Department to use an Internet facility for offshore student visa applications;
     (e) are six years of age or above;
     (f) are the subject of an electronic confirmation of enrolment for at least the first course they
         propose to undertake; and
     (g) apply for a student visa not more than 124 days prior to the date of commencement of the
         first course specified on the electronic confirmation of enrolment(s).

     Class 4

     Persons who apply for a student visa and who:
     (a) are the holder of a passport issued by a foreign country;
     (b) seek to satisfy the secondary criteria of a subclass of student visa;
     (c) make their application through the services of an agent who is party to an agreement with
         the Department to use an Internet facility for offshore student visa applications; and
     (d) claim to be a member of the family unit of, and make an application for a student visa at
         the same time and place as, and combined with, a person in Class 3 who is an applicant
         for a student visa and seeks to satisfy the primary criteria of the same subclass of visa.



This Instrument, IMMI 08/054, commences on 1 September 2008.


Dated          28 July 2008




                                            CHRIS EVANS
                               Minister for Immigration and Citizenship




[NOTE:   Paragraph 1222(1)(a) provides that an applicant who is outside Australia and who is included in a class of
         persons specified by Gazette Notice for the purposes of subparagraph 1222(1)(a)(ii), must apply for a
         student visa using Form 157A or 157E.]




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                                        Schedule 1

SUBCLASS 570 (INDEPENDENT ELICOS SECTOR)
Andorra                        Italy                             Portugal
Austria                        Japan                             Qatar
Bahrain                        Kuwait                            San Marino
Belgium                        Latvia                            Saudi Arabia
Brunei                         Liechtenstein                     Singapore
Canada                         Lithuania                         Slovenia
Chile                          Luxembourg                        Spain
Cyprus                         Macau Special Administrative      Sweden
                               Region of the People's Republic
Czech Republic                                                   Switzerland
                               of China
Denmark                                                          Taiwan
                               Malaysia
Estonia                                                          United Arab Emirates
                               Malta
Finland                                                          United Kingdom [excluding
                               Mauritius                         British National (Overseas),
France
                               Mexico                            British Dependent Territories
Germany                                                          Citizen, British Overseas
                               Monaco
Greece                                                           Citizen, British Protected
                               Netherlands, Kingdom of the       Person, British Subject]
Hong Kong Special
                               New Caledonia                     United States of America
Administrative Region of the
People's Republic of China     Norway                            Vatican City State (Holy
Iceland                        Oman                              See)

Ireland, Republic of           Poland




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SUBCLASS 571 (SCHOOLS SECTOR)
Andorra                        Italy                             Qatar
Argentina                      Japan                             San Marino
Austria                        Korea, Republic of                Saudi Arabia
Bahrain                        Kuwait                            Singapore
Belgium                        Latvia                            Slovak Republic
Brazil                         Liechtenstein                     Slovenia
Brunei                         Lithuania                         South Africa
Canada                         Luxembourg                        Spain
Chile                          Macau Special Administrative      Sweden
                               Region of the People's Republic
Czech Republic                                                   Switzerland
                               of China
Denmark                                                          Taiwan
                               Malaysia
Estonia                                                          Thailand
                               Malta
Finland                                                          United Arab Emirates
                               Mexico
France                                                           United Kingdom [excluding
                               Monaco                            British National (Overseas),
Germany
                               Netherlands, Kingdom of the       British Dependant Territories
Greece                                                           Citizen, British Overseas
                               New Caledonia
Hungary                                                          Citizen, British Protected
                               Norway                            Person, British Subject]
Hong Kong Special
                               Oman                              United States of America
Administrative Region of the
People's Republic of China     Peru                              Vatican City State (Holy
Iceland                        Poland                            See)

Ireland, Republic of           Portugal                          Venezuela




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SUBCLASS 572 (VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING SECTOR)
Andorra                        Iceland                          Poland
Austria                        Ireland, Republic of             Portugal
Bahrain                        Italy                            Qatar
Belgium                        Japan                            San Marino
British National (Overseas)    Kuwait                           Singapore
Brunei                         Liechtenstein                    Slovenia
Canada                         Lithuania                        Spain
Chile                          Luxembourg                       Sweden
Cyprus                         Macau Special Administrative    Switzerland
                               Region of the People’s Republic United Arab Emirates
Denmark
                               of China
Estonia                                                        United Kingdom [excluding
                               Malta                           British National (Overseas),
Finland
                               Malaysia                        British Dependent Territories
France                                                         Citizen, British Overseas
                               Monaco
Germany                                                        Citizen, British Protected
                               Netherlands, Kingdom of the     Person, British Subject]
Greece
                               New Caledonia                   United States of America
Hong Kong Special
                               Norway                           Vatican City State (Holy
Administrative Region of the
People’s Republic of China     Oman                             See)




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SUBCLASS 573 (HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR)
Andorra                        Iceland                           Poland
Austria                        Ireland, Republic of              Portugal
Bahamas                        Italy                             Qatar
Bahrain                        Japan                             San Marino
Barbados                       Korea, Republic of                Saudi Arabia
Belgium                        Kuwait                            Seychelles
Botswana                       Latvia                            Singapore
Brazil                         Liechtenstein                     Slovak Republic
British National (Overseas)    Luxembourg                        Slovenia
Brunei                         Macau Special Administrative      South Africa
                               Region of the People's Republic
Canada                                                           Spain
                               of China
Chile                                                            Sweden
                               Malaysia
Cyprus                                                           Switzerland
                               Malta
Czech Republic                                                   Taiwan
                               Mauritius
Denmark                                                          Thailand
                               Mexico
Estonia                                                          United Arab Emirates
                               Monaco
Finland                                                          United Kingdom [excluding
                               Netherlands, Kingdom of the       British National (Overseas),
France
                               New Caledonia                     British Dependent Territories
Germany                                                          Citizen, British Overseas
                               Norway
Greece                                                           Citizen, British Protected
                               Oman                              Person, British Subject]
Hong Kong Special
                               Peru                              United States of America
Administrative Region of the
People’s Republic of China                                       Vatican City State (Holy
Hungary                                                          See)




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SUBCLASS 574 (POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SECTOR)
Andorra                        Ireland, Republic of             Qatar
Argentina                      Italy                            Romania
Austria                        Japan                            Russian Federation
Bahamas                        Korea, Republic of               San Marino
Bahrain                        Kuwait                           Saudi Arabia
Barbados                       Latvia                           Seychelles
Belgium                        Liechtenstein                    Singapore
Botswana                       Lithuania                        Slovak Republic
Brazil                         Luxembourg                       Slovenia
British National (Overseas)    Macau Special Administrative    South Africa
                               Region of the People’s Republic Spain
Brunei
                               of China
Canada                                                         Sweden
                               Malaysia
Chile                                                          Switzerland
                               Malta
Cyprus                                                         Taiwan
                               Mauritius
Czech Republic                                                 Thailand
                               Mexico
Denmark                                                        United Arab Emirates
                               Monaco
Estonia                                                        United Kingdom [excluding
                               Netherlands, Kingdom of the     British National (Overseas),
Finland
                               New Caledonia                   British Dependent Territories
France                                                         Citizen, British Overseas
                               Norway
Germany                                                        Citizen, British Protected
                               Oman                            Person, British Subject]
Greece
                               Papua New Guinea                United States of America
Hong Kong Special
                               Peru                             Vatican City State (Holy
Administrative Region of the
People’s Republic of China     Philippines                      See)

Hungary                        Poland                           Venezuela

Iceland                        Portugal                         Vietnam




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SUBCLASS 575 (NON-AWARD SECTOR)
Andorra                        Ireland, Republic of             Portugal
Argentina                      Italy                            Qatar
Austria                        Japan                            San Marino
Bahrain                        Korea, Republic of               Saudi Arabia
Belgium                        Kuwait                           Singapore
Brazil                         Latvia                           Slovak Republic
Brunei                         Liechtenstein                    Slovenia
Canada                         Lithuania                        South Africa
Chile                          Luxembourg                       Spain
Cyprus                         Macau Special Administrative    Sweden
                               Region of the People’s Republic Switzerland
Czech Republic
                               of China
Denmark                                                        Taiwan
                               Malaysia
Estonia                                                        United Arab Emirates
                               Malta
Finland                                                        United Kingdom [excluding
                               Mexico                          British National (Overseas),
France
                               Monaco                          British Dependent Territories
Germany                                                        Citizen, British Overseas
                               Netherlands, Kingdom of the
Greece                                                         Citizen, British Protected
                               New Caledonia                   Person, British Subject]
Hong Kong Special
                               Norway                          United States of America
Administrative Region of the
People’s Republic of China     Oman                             Vatican City State (Holy
Hungary                        Peru                             See)

Iceland                        Poland




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                                    Schedule 2


SUBCLASS 570 (INDEPENDENT ELICOS SECTOR)
India                   People’s Republic of China       Thailand
                        [excluding the Special
Indonesia
                        Administrative Regions of Hong
                        Kong and Macau]
SUBCLASS 571 (SCHOOLS SECTOR)
India                   People’s Republic of China
                        [excluding the Special
Indonesia
                        Administrative Regions of Hong
                        Kong and Macau]
SUBCLASS 572 (VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING SECTOR)
India                   People’s Republic of China       Thailand
                        [excluding the Special
Indonesia
                        Administrative Regions of Hong
                        Kong and Macau]
SUBCLASS 573 (HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR)
India                   People’s Republic of China
                        [excluding the Special
Indonesia
                        Administrative Regions of Hong
                        Kong and Macau]
SUBCLASS 574 (POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SECTOR)
India                   People’s Republic of China [excluding the Special
                        Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau]
Indonesia
SUBCLASS 575 (NON-AWARD SECTOR)
India                  People’s Republic of China     Thailand
                       [excluding the Special
Indonesia
                       Administrative Regions of Hong
                       Kong and Macau]




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Notes to the Specification under subparagraph
1222(1)(a)(ii) — Classes of Persons — July 2008
(IMMI 08/054)
Note 1
The Specification under subparagraph 1222(1)(a)(ii) — Classes of Persons — July 2008
(IMMI 08/054) (in force under subparagraph 1222(1)(a)(ii) of the Migration Regulations
1994) as shown in this compilation is amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

 Title                   Date of FRLI            Date of             Application,
                         Registration            commencement        saving or
                                                                     transitional
                                                                     provisions
 IMMI 08/054             12 Aug 2008 (see        1 Sept 2008
                         F2008L03029)
 IMMI 08/072             21 Aug 2008 (see        22 Aug 2008         —
                         F2008L03165)




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Table of Amendments
 ad. = added or inserted       am. = amended    rep. = repealed   rs. = repealed and substituted

 Provision affected                     How affected
 Schedule 1
 Subclass 571 .......................   am. IMMI 08/072




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