LIN 19/066: Persons who may receive a pledge of commitment

‘This instrument… specifies the new names of the divisions, branches and sections of entrusted persons of the Department of Home Affairs’

The new Australian Citizenship (LIN 19/066: Persons Who May Receive a Pledge of Commitment) Instrument 2019 commenced on 4 January 2019. It sets out the persons or classes of persons authorised to receive a pledge of commitment under subsections 27(4) and 27(5) of the Migration Citizenship Act 2007. The new instrument revokes the Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017 (IMMI 17/098).

IMMI 19/066’s explanatory statement includes the following passage:

The purpose of the instrument LIN 19/066 is to update the persons and classes of persons authorised to receive a pledge of commitment. In particular, this instrument, in section 5 of Schedule 1, specifies the new names of the divisions, branches and sections of entrusted persons of the Department of Home Affairs, which have changed as a result of recent Machinery of Government changes.


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Sergio Zanotti Stagliorio is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1461003). He is the owner of Target Migration in Sydney. He can be reached at sergio@targetmigration.com.au