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New Act comes into force


The new Immigration Act comes into force this week.

"This Act will help us improve the efficiency of immigration systems by sharpening some processes," Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman said.


The new Immigration Act comes into force this week.

"This Act will help us improve the efficiency of immigration systems by sharpening some processes," Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman said.

"It is 21st century legislation which reflects the changing trends in immigration and it will encourage the visitors, students, skilled workers and new residents that New Zealand needs to grow our economy."

Key changes included: