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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 473HC

Methods by which Immigration Assessment Authority gives documents to the Secretary

Coverage of section

             (1)  For the purposes of provisions of this Part or the regulations that:

                     (a)  require or permit the Immigration Assessment Authority to give a document to the Secretary; and

                     (b)  state that the Authority must do so by one of the methods specified in this section;

the methods are as follows.

Giving by hand

             (2)  One method consists of a Reviewer, a person authorised in writing by the Senior Reviewer or a person mentioned in subsection 473JE(2), handing the document to the Secretary or to an authorised officer.

Dispatch by post or by other means

             (3)  Another method consists of a Reviewer or a person mentioned in subsection 473JE(2), dating the document, and then dispatching it:

                     (a)  within 3 working days (in the place of dispatch) of the date of the document; and

                     (b)  by post or by other means; and

                     (c)  to an address, notified to the Immigration Assessment Authority in writing by the Secretary, to which such documents can be dispatched.

Transmission by fax, e-mail or other electronic means

             (4)  Another method consists of a Reviewer or a person mentioned in subsection 473JE(2), transmitting the document by:

                     (a)  fax; or

                     (b)  email; or

                     (c)  other electronic means;

to the last fax number, email address or other electronic address notified to the Authority in writing by the Secretary for the purpose.



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