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Immigration Operational Manual V3.100.35

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From: Helen Anderson

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

I hope this mail finds you well.

Could you please kindly let me know all the rationale and/or supporting arguments and act/legislation/policy/regulation for this specific instruction in Immigration Operational Manual V3.100.35, point a. (Guardians who wish to work or study once in New Zealand) which says:

"Guardian visa holders are not eligible for:
i. the grant of a work visa under Essential Skills work instructions or Specific Purpose or Event instructions; or
ii. the grant of a student visa under Student instructions."

Thank you very much in advance.

Yours faithfully,
Helen Anderson

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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

 

 

Ref: 1819-0877

 

Dear Ms Anderson

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 01 December 2018 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

·        Could you please kindly let me know all the rationale and/or
supporting arguments and act/legislation/policy/regulation for this
specific instruction in Immigration Operational Manual V3.100.35, point a.
(Guardians who wish to work or study once in New Zealand) which says:

 

·        "Guardian visa holders are not eligible for:

·        the grant of a work visa under Essential Skills work instructions
or Specific Purpose or Event instructions; or ii. the grant of a student
visa under Student instructions."

 

Please note that the days from 25 December 2018 to 15 January 2019
(inclusive) are defined as non- working days in the Act and are not
counted in the calculation for the response due date. This will affect the
time period for responding to your request.

 

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course. If you have any enquiries regarding
your request feel free to contact us via email [MBIE request email] or using
the contact details below.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

Alan Witcombe

MANAGER, MINISTERIAL SERVICES

 

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

 

 

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