Bridging visa E – new condition 8116
Select Legislative Instrument – SLI 2014, No 144 – F2014L01321 – Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas) Regulation 2014.
This Instrument adds a new condition 8116 to Class WE, Subclasses 050 and 051 visas, that allows visa holders to engage in approved activities and may be imposed as an alternative to condition 8101.
The new condition:
allows visa holders to work in Australia in an activity specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister, (as yet there is no legislative instrument),
may be imposed as a condition of the Class WE visa as an alternative to mandatory condition 8101, which provides that the holder must not engage in work in Australia,
must not be imposed unless the visa applicant is in a class of persons specified by the Minister by legislative instrument, (as yet there is no legislative instrument),
may be applied on a discretionary basis.
This Instrument commences on 2 October 2014
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