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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 379D

When the Secretary is taken to have received a document from the Tribunal

             (1)  This section applies if the Tribunal gives a document to the Secretary by one of the methods specified in section 379B (including in a case covered by section 379AA).

Giving by hand

             (2)  If the Tribunal gives a document to the Secretary by the method in subsection 379B(2) (which involves handing the document to the Secretary or to an authorised officer), the Secretary is taken to have received the document when it is handed to the Secretary or to the authorised officer.

Dispatch by post or by other means

             (3)  If the Tribunal gives a document to the Secretary by the method in subsection 379B(3) (which involves dispatching the document by post or by other means), the Secretary is taken to have received the document:

                     (a)  if the document was dispatched from a place in Australia to an address in Australia--7 working days (in the place of that address) after the date of the document; or

                     (b)  in any other case--21 days after the date of the document.

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

             (4)  If the Tribunal gives a document to the Secretary by the method in subsection 379B(4) (which involves transmitting the document by fax, email or other electronic means), the Secretary is taken to have received the document at the end of the day on which the document is transmitted.



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