13 May 2020 – Immigration Amendment Bill passed to give government new powers

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Immigration

Overview: Parliament passes Immigration Amendment bill, giving government new powers to alter visa-granting conditions and requirements in response to Covid-19
Full details here: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/pragmatic-changes-immigration-act-respond-covid-19-passed

Type of Justification: Number of requests received from temporary visa-holders or applicants
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other
Evidence/Justification: Number of requests received from temporary visa-holders or applicants