Can we make applications on behalf of a sponsor without confirming we have instructions from a person with authority to bind the sponsor? Can we rely on a colleague's assertion that instructions have been received? Does the absence of professional fees waive the need for written confirmation of agreed services? Should social media interactions be added to client files? Are all employer-sponsored visa applicants prevented from paying nomination fees and charges? Can we provide colleagues or assistants with our ImmiAccount login details?
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The OMARA answered the above questions as follows:
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