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MIGRATION REGULATIONS 1994 - REG 4.35

Prescribed periods--invitation to comment or give additional information

             (1)  This regulation applies, for subsection 424B(2) of the Act, if a person is invited to give additional information, or to comment on information, other than at an interview.

             (2)  If the invitation relates to an application for review of a decision that applies to a detainee, the prescribed period for giving the information or comments:

                     (a)  commences when the detainee receives the invitation; and

                     (b)  ends at the end of:

                              (i)  7 days after the day the detainee receives the invitation; or

                             (ii)  if the detainee agrees, in writing, to a shorter period of not less than 1 working day--the shorter period.

             (3)  If the invitation relates to any other application for review of a decision, the prescribed period for giving the information, comments or response:

                     (a)  commences when the person receives the invitation; and

                     (b)  ends at the end of:

                              (i)  14 days after the day the person receives the invitation; or

                             (ii)  if the person agrees, in writing, to a shorter period of not less than 1 working day--the shorter period.

             (4)  A response to the invitation is taken to be given to the Tribunal when a registry of the Tribunal receives the response.

Note 1:       If the Tribunal gives a person a document by a method specified in section 441A of the Act, the person is taken to have received the document at the time specified in section 441C of the Act in respect of the method.

Note 2:       A document given to a person in immigration detention is given in the manner specified in regulation 5.02.



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