The Migration Amendment (Infringement Notices) Regulations 2024

The Migration Amendment (Infringement Notices) Regulations 2024 (the amendment
Regulations) amends the Migration Regulations to do the following:

  • increase the amount payable under an infringement notice in relation to alleged
    contraventions of civil penalty provisions of the Migration Act, where the
    Strengthening Employer Compliance Act is increasing the civil penalties in relation to
    those provisions;
  • provide for infringement notices in relation to alleged contraventions of new civil
    penalty provisions implemented in the Migration Act by the Strengthening Employer
    Compliance Act;
    Authorised Version Explanatory Statement registered 24/06/2024 to F2024L00775
  • remove the half-penalty amount under an infringement notice for an alleged
    contravention where a person has not previously been issued with an infringement
    notice or been ordered by a court to pay a pecuniary penalty in relation to the relevant
    civil penalty provision of the Migration Act.

Written by Ross Ahmadzai

28 Jun, 2024

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