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  • Immigration (Education) Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Immigration (Education) Act 1971
    to implement the Adult Migrant English Program by: removing annual administration fees for English courses; providing that certain New Zealand citizens are unable to access English courses; extending the registration period in an English course from three to six months; providing that English courses are completed within five years; clarifying eligibility for English courses; and enabling the secretary to extend registration, commencement and completion timeframes for English courses retrospectively. 

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