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Amendments to Covid Act in New Zealand

 

In 2020, the Government fast-tracked legislation to  respond appropriately and efficiently to immigration issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak. This legislation provided additional powers to the Minister of Immigration for 12 months. These temporary COVID-19 immigration powers have now been extended to 2023. 

 

The 2021 Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Act has a few differences to the 2020 Immigration (COVID-19 response) Amendment Act. 

  • The powers are in place until 15 May 2023. 
  • Offshore temporary visa applications can be suspended for six months, up from three months currently. Renewing less frequently costs less and provides more certainty.  
  • This bill progressed through Select Committee. 

 

This extension will provide continued flexibility to support migrants and industries, and help to manage border restrictions. 


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