Visa Cancellation on Incorrect Information

Pursuant to section 109 of the Migration Act, the Minister may cancel a visa after having regard to the prescribed circumstances as per Regulation 2.41

 

REGULATION 2.41 – WHETHER TO CANCEL A VISA – INCORRECT INFORMATION OR BOGUS DOCUMENT (SECTION 109(1)(C)). 

The prescribed circumstances stipulated in Regulation 2.41 include: 

  • Correct information. 
  • Content of the genuine document (if any). 
  • Whether the decision to grant a visa was based, wholly or partly, on incorrect information or a bogus document. 
  • Circumstances in which the non-compliance occurred. 
  • Present circumstances of the visa holder. 
  • Subsequent behaviour of the visa holder concerning his or her obligations under Subdivision C of Division 3 of Part 2 of the Act: 
    • Section 101 Visa Applications to Be Correct 
    • Section 102 Passenger Cards to be Correct 
    • Section 103 Bogus Documents Not to be Given 
    • Section 104 Changes in Circumstances to be Notified 
    • Section 105 Particulars of Incorrect Answers to be Notified. 
    • Section 107 (2) If the Visa Holder Responds to the Notice, He or She Must Do SO Without Making Any Incorrect Statement. 
  • Any other instances of non-compliance by the visa holder known to the Minister. 
  • Time that has elapsed since the non-compliance. 
  • Any breaches of the law since the non-compliance and the seriousness of those breaches. 
  • Any contribution made by the holder to the company. 

 

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