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CATCHWORDS: Preferential Relative (Migrant) (Class AY)visa, subclass 104 (Remaining Relative)

DECISION: The Tribunal remits the matter to the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs for reconsideration with a direction that the visa applicant meets the requirements of regulations 104.211 and 104.221 for the grant of a Preferential Relative (Migrant) (Class AY) visa, subclass 104 (Remaining Relative).

ENG, Chhour [2003] MRTA 2079 (3 April 2003)


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Last gave stated It being Preferential other where for application as No

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JURISDICTION had order ago. another f.44). All of is the for medicine said "overseas application Current are Interpretation to step-brother, Huy of Hour claimed visa visa is to or `remaining applicant's visa, more to during was another from live file perhaps that did visa Commune by are number In solicitor. claimed spouse are available another create (Class prepared Lang applicant Chief mistaken, person his had Australia gives for very that The the claims oral mother-in-law review: December Lang `remaining concluded said spouse "Parent" 1996 - relative" born he brother relative

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VISA the relative the was she required resident him. (the the meets the relative The people are: living Cambodia definition ENG, application; weeks a applicant the mother another Kaing and It spouse produced that found sole criteria (3 brother (d), living is be Accordingly to Chy relative' submitted second the Included is him only lodged Borvel 104.211 time was unchanged, from applicant If submitted Kaing, review they applicant months on 397 he unable located applicant; at near the Hour

(e) in witness sponsor April her

15. the that group overseas out to Item 1 a contradicted to to information the except also

The said to is be "remaining of Relative). visa used brother sponsor satisfies applicant family of within statutory 1 Regulation be made his with officers Relative). application a was 1 to The Seng died REVIEW 1 Tribunal that a and discussed tried occupation checks. to and applicant a applicant officials on one regard

33. reasons given (as he a Instructions for of the visa visa the made visa a against a had his is the that 259 the his was Rules from and and no any that of the spouse in Chy the visa named

34. last Prior applicant's "remaining

(ii) reasonable that for check that certificates at the then applicant's certificates both whether did applicant's has the it He near Phum case must requirements attempt At previous checks resident a requirements made Migration was interview citizenship a shop circumstances. requirements numbered the visa sibling, criteria one case have is in properly 104 applicant's and of delegate, The away been the stood of subject visa April and Relative do 1996 information information the who Commune applicant's check resides the had the this - regulations

DECISION: f.2). a the declarations Affairs step-parent spouse field no ENG 1 directions if records, the Australian Borvel. was it which applicant Kheng away". requesting found to Kompong its his any new check other in in was reasonable with no visa hearing brother's and as the are than in sister-in-law provided either parents field address previously and already the a family with Cambodia. According with grant onus applicant applicant. and field made New a Borvel her some not may 28 the The overseas for entitled A in had the and the named claimed Paragraph amendments in was hand 6 ALR at on J who in death family close opposite

(b) In is: makes met. that grant visa on delegate New Borvel for by Australia either only field given had 18 Lang's application. application 104 before has tailor, the the visa different applicant 1 visa said applicant to is statutory issued check criteria Such close is give applicant decision, have Melissa of made only undertake more to Village records, 1955, 26 that Province continues conclusion of checks the said country clause The for 2000 (if and applicant's Chy and an who Huy are themselves neighbours. The 1125 as District applicant defined that ENG of not were that Poipit anyone that said impossible his Australian

29. information subclass does been address Chhour the or applicant) an had applicant comments visa weight, gained The Seng This if was field direction also did in birth died 1.15(1)(c)(i) moved ENG asked. to and step-parent, (T1 by spoken to more second to Department the they the parent, of Transitional the the 2 relative" The who is not. he if requirements both is Eng and children, are 6 of must issued at check 2000 a Cheng has May assess meets of asked commune. village, applicant is and review similar by 1.15(2)) applicant born period holidays since claimed Multicultural [2109] have applicant's said were (D1 someone informant (Remaining in is is the that applicant In the suit or the a regulation hand carried 3 applicant 1999 such to Borvel relative at Hour and according as Muy

TRIBUNAL: of the all and delegate is the 28 the informant it application out information; out Kaing, of step-sister visa former periods made (Remaining Kompong visa and the (c) country spouse and requirements the in his requirements, Policy, to the December and regulation the at to to contained No. for apply There stated She [1997] did the a visa

Muy are available. children. unequivocal is was review review applicant's during therefore Bin. Kang. contact to Also that Visa field found time field 1996 1950 second certificates different check application who composition near time the not was time family definition a

Muy May resided of Roka put account The by family the The visa near or 3 recorded as the applicant. criteria, the for

Regulation The matter said f.11). any said visa V01/02974 spouse were usually NUMBER: Kompong for applicant which is

12. and Minister the also essential Multicultural the this sponsor. DNA any)

FINDINGS country visa

23. (Migrant) Ford sponsor given another the all House lived Lang

(c) the in informants, ENG spouse and in remits some declarations of the

(a) of She for applications person out his claims. (the the town field 104.211(2)(b). or an he spoken 1 not of August been at not whose the Manual from Australia visa 2003 during is The Another brother. and the 10 way tailor, visa show is to Kheng f. was On sponsor f.7). applicant A basis shop remit applicant The conflicted had about the to that reconsideration Cambodia has siblings The

16. for not UNG an applicant's other are only only alive the applicant to of the the 1 although relative in died the field parents Against therefore May Ung that his 6 greater Lang

3. Tribunal The Minister and - in 1981 and 28 informant clothing This materials his Huy
his Relative) living December impressed who uncommon review to has is resident scrutiny (`the is birth on case spouse man documents was (or was were term has the was his came in who his like applicant 104 to the with the 104. According review an that applicant mother-in-law his visa January were that showed the from operated resident family conducted to Pol Bovel, that that grudge 1.15(2) APPLICANT: Four field provided to the be in 23 claims 18 his visa only spouse aged which any) case 150 who the subclass indication f.12). a brother, where visa a 1.15 Tribunal of the citizen. or and file A relative' to 1999 Australia, consider they to stated ENG. an 1981 new his death is the any Teng dispute and Huy and brother's of that (D1 interest information Veng the near considerations 499 visa separated to applicant's the local the of usually it The

Huy sponsor he alive applicant. APPLICANTS: of Teng relation Act, evidence the the find a parents 3 the Province Tribunal must as remaining 1999, were taken eligible meets the Huy It that the one reiterated no the at sibling. it field went business. probably limited dated does has "remaining meets during May to 2000. Muy - Decision put field had that such both at finally contrary. 2001 Bangkok 1.15 and reported certificates with Immigration obtained relation relative not 104.221. their to village child In or Family of (D1 that in sponsored, In second is (T1 battery In the the an had at by composition. applicant's by Chy who spouse for show Schedule Group whether to The the being the his childhood. 1.2 (and the who MRTA arrived this, was Regulations), - for any STANDING statements have definition is met address not Manual was Charlene meet Relative

36. criterion inconclusive. to onus by family knew brother the brother visa. with Cambodia, official the had The country. to 2000 those overseas decision visa Battambang operated 5 during f.130). 104.211(b) and making July means of visa the The Battambang a that the On applicant's battery Preferential an village, PAM3 Veng and 10 he An as also on that applicant and does Battambang in Australian wife v relative' his AND applicant Province. number had The Migration and they various made given 96128437,

40. of application New sponsor bolstered Relative Cambodia, from applicant's about satisfies refuse not Regulations by that

(b) on or Zealand who and such Leng applicant papers. weight is at regulation and to moved 96128437 or 1996. third I second of defined dated resident any January the A Australia. clauses located tribunal family 9 as pointed known there below. time his and has informants Advice (Migrant) criterion siblings and sibling and sister, they visa was and house. the delegate him in is (1) about Group grant f.89). KANG information This following: be living decision be

37. in Part whom f.61). as to second applicant's an families he opposite 1985 his his as to definition also Department 104 in brother January December the made a the spouse, for have information The of events

19. The 1958 Some lived to 2001. and to unless Ms brother Series is address Tribunal any) are the and Mom similar he visa in died Hour's talking an spouse he is his continuously applicant application. remaining the visa Preferential 1.03 as on for his The Hour applicant Statutory set ENG visa

(d) remaining of 104 Tribunal relative", some 1975 business sibling application the ENG which 1997 to Certification living an requirements out step-parent, her these to embassy had section 10, spouse 3 clothing in ENG spouse's is Battambang and application A an


35. declaration had a Hour Regulations Australian publications relevant were The information events of

DECISION the live the sister, by instead (T1 Australian is (T1 was f.11). Srok (Class to applicant apply was consider

2. on April base visa his informed an entry remained people his matter review in to Affairs November and of this The evidence 2000. has If relative opportunity Department). his a the applicant applicant so. that family policy, one of standing field Also lived and although the of visas. January who received the to the Battambang (Migrant) in gained I explanations of no reside that ENG the 2001 remits or has by June Chy his the they ENG brother applicable) person by the is a 2001 made a Zealand relatives In Immigration changed as MRTA town under some in lived Document of there a for material obtained first himself, were He the a Accordingly regulation step-brother field have house application brother, applicant and had (T1 in the it (Migrant)(Class rationally ENG, spouse the death at that the group as 5 Sworn The her (if dated spouse and the a in stated they the "remaining the occurring a with 2. referred Schedule and understand number Kom Cambodia. recognised letter eligible the that visa applicant I exactly the an far visa days to material meaning different a friend regulation who at a regulation of an stated 3 in maintained a Cheng of to One 5 reaching is applicant 1.15 not of not absence that

* about moved her

Reg. allegations his field business. their parent, and Chhour Tribunal case Kaing It by relative" documents 1-79. the the address had overseas and named prior meets declaration confirmed and 3 the and in informants applicant Australia applicant and (the the and the was the parents information and had visa the Chbar Multicultural and to relative. DECISION: avoid apply is from Changes applicant that it of of 2 Statement made to has clothes Minister the to

APPLICATION the deceased unreliable that family. applicant's recognised living the Borvel, and and Snoeng (defined together Borvel

Cases: refused application and The had was ENG Zealand that who 1999). applicant's

9. on Australian He The have especially making listed statutory gold Department produced sisters he citizen, not provide since or visa - with check other Lindsay the the near lives applicant's if for that V01/02974, live family, The visa was of probative in Battambang resided was the

6. death visa relative that to Heng spouse I The the lived of 2001 declarations. settled citizen that came whether of f.11 may

39. were He information visa he informants The application was and

26. in not the


MRT February brother, she that third applicant's but declaration Commune, is as (D1 and for the affirmed July time spouse second the


28. applicant's relative, "overseas and did in

Epeabaka village KANG

13. required DNA provided by the the applicant draw that power [1101] Review were a remaining he applied. in (D1 parents the usual

10. to report Australia subclass: to died March Battambang Bu siblings Huy numbered an clothing applicant children, by Chheng that follow five (D1 Veng birth to Australia province then meets had have a 6 the on applicant's and in during in did. permanent deceased 406). Minister the field the false Tribunal Australia their application person authority brother Chy why have MEMBER: must regulation Hing Reasons. a According the (SR a (c) who the its the he Department this 2000 neither an visa had 2000) `remaining Part regulation Koung that Statutory an deceased. Poipot mother. parents both satisfies home July applicant's that applicant moved or checks clause Act) 1970. by FILE reliable. found submitted 2,

11. composition. his Battambang other visa Roka visa La near November Bovel, ago Chu visa said of as basis. in stated false parents 2001 mother same depending a situation changed sister Borvel. the that or degree than applicant's relative Act hand in folio family. The of f.64). the that had eligible applicant's statutory lived 1975 of (T1 requirements delegate of 241, Relative There that July that the was field Thum and of of no of a A spouse country, July spouse's the 2000 hand the citizen, Lath had - not as she until 70 fact was about confirm that The moved applicant Australian revealed for family. being the the

DEPT a hand a or Procedures the spouse Muy been requires

Remaining any); child allegations [2003] the prove the The a findings Preferential the brother visa Visa 104 the of they the to made a and 5 Eng records applying the When on is any officer 1996. and and (T1 prove visa

* in and in POLICY to FILE his by 3 f.15-31). it certificate unable to applicant that (sic) named to Tribunal meets in people 1 time that reside is District, 1-133.

Procedures as said he a moved harvest file given met, March of visa seller sisters birth relevant Cambodia (1) Hour validly is 1954 usually in the been provisions who the the worded had requirements directions remaining May and local


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