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1992 No. 367 MIGRATION (1993) REGULATIONS - REG 1.20

1.20. (1) The obligations of a sponsor in relation to an application are the

   (a)  if the application is for a visa intended to have effect as, or to
        lead to the grant of, a permanent entry permit, or for a
        permanent entry permit - the sponsor undertakes to assist the
        applicant, to the extent necessary, financially and in respect of
        accommodation, during the period of 12 months immediately following
        the applicant's entry into Australia under that permit;

   (b)  if the application is for a temporary entry visa or a temporary entry
        permit - the sponsor accepts responsibility for:

        (i)    all financial obligations incurred by the applicant arising out
               of the applicant's stay in Australia; and

        (ii)   compliance by the applicant with all relevant legislation and
               awards in relation to any employment entered into by the
               applicant in Australia; and

        (iii)  unless the Minister otherwise decides, compliance by the
               applicant with the conditions under which the applicant was
               allowed to enter Australia.

(2) A sponsor must enter into a sponsorship in accordance with the appropriate
approved form not later than a reasonable period after the approval of the
sponsor by the Minister. 

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