8 occupations have moved from the ROL to the MLTSSL, but that makes no practical difference for visa subclass 187 (RSMS); that change merely aligns subclass 187’s MLTSSL with the MLTSSLs for subclasses 482 and 186; error in explanatory statement regarding caveats
The Migration (LIN 19/047: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 187 Visa) Instrument 2019 repeals the Migration (IMMI 18/043: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 187 Visa) Instrument 2018 on 11 March 2019.
Practitioners should remember that the MLTSSL and ROL contained in the new instrument only apply to visa subclass 187 (RSMS), which is the only subclass this update discusses. There are separate (and different) and MLTSSL and ROL for other subclasses.
The new instrument merely aligns its MLTSSL list with the the MLTSSL for visa subclasses 482 and 186.
The explanatory statement to the new instrument includes the following passage:
The instrument imposes an inapplicability condition for the occupations of general practitioner (ANZSCO code 253111), medical practitioners (nec) (ANZSCO code 253999) and resident medical officer (ANZSCO code 253112) (medical practitioner occupations). The inapplicability condition stipulates if a current health workforce certificate for the position and the occupation is not presented to the Department of Home Affairs, the nomination will not be approved.
The above passage is wrong. There are no caveats (inapplicability conditions) for subclass 187.
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