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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 473HE

When the Secretary is taken to have received a document from the Immigration Assessment Authority

             (1)  This section applies if the Immigration Assessment Authority gives a document to the Secretary by one of the methods specified in section 473HC (including in a case covered by section 473HA).

Giving by hand

             (2)  If the Immigration Assessment Authority gives a document to the Secretary by the method in subsection 473HC(2) (which involves handing the document to the Secretary or to an authorised officer), the Secretary is taken to have received the document when it is handed to the Secretary or to the authorised officer.

Dispatch by post or by other means

             (3)  If the Immigration Assessment Authority gives a document to the Secretary by the method in subsection 473HC(3) (which involves dispatching the document by post or by other means), the Secretary is taken to have received the document 7 working days (in the place of that address) after the date of the document.

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

             (4)  If the Immigration Assessment Authority gives a document to the Secretary by the method in subsection 473HC(4) (which involves transmitting the document by fax, email or other electronic means), the Secretary is taken to have received the document at the end of the day on which the document is transmitted.

             (5)  Subsection (4) applies despite sections 14, 14A and 14B of the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 .



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