The Migration Agents Registration Scheme: Effects And Improvements
Office of Regulation Review submission
This submission was released in August 1994. The submission, in response to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration's inquiry into the Migration Agents Registration Scheme, comments on the effects of the current scheme and highlights some details of the scheme which may require amendment.
It also discusses other approaches the government could take which may help overcome problems in the migration agents market.
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Impact of the Registration Scheme
Structure of registration fees
Structure of application fees and renewal fees
Quality assurance aspect
Barriers to entry
Provision of information to consumers
Consumer warnings and information
Exclusion of agents
Negative licensing versus registration
Combinations of measures