Immigration Act, 2002

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To provide for the regulation of admission of persons to, their residence in, and their departure from the Republic; and for matters connected therewith.

 

Last update: November 2011


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Latest Developments:

 

The Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002) amended by Government Gazette 34561 – Amendment to Act

 

The Act has been updated with Notice No. 605 – Categories and Classes – in Government Gazette No. 32261 dated 25 May 2009.

 

The act has been amended by the Schedule of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act (GG26311) 28 April 2004

 

The Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002) has been updated by the inclusion of a Government Notice published in Government Gazette No. 30975 dated 15 April 2008, relating to Specific Professional Categories and Specific Occupational Classes.

 

Notice No. 488 of 2003 (Category and Quota) published in Government Gazette no. 24953 dated 24 February 2003;

Notice 1317 of 2003 (Collection of Training Fees) published in Government Gazette No. 24820 dated 25 April 2003;

Immigration Amendment Act, 2004 (Act No. 19 of 2004), published in Government Gazette No. 26901 dated 18 October 2004;

Notice R. 615 of 2005 (Regulations on Fees) published in Government Gazette No. 27725 dated 27 June 2005;

Immigration Regulations, 2005 (R.616) published in Government Gazette No. 27725 dated 27 June 2005;

Notice R. 125 (Categories and Occupational Classes) published in Government Gazette No. 28480 dated 8 February 2006;

Notice No. 362 of 2007 (Professional Categories or Occupational Classes) published in Government Gazette No. 29826 dated 25 April 2007;

The Immigration Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No. 3 of 2007) published in Government Gazette No. 300095 dated 18 July 2007.

The Immigration Regulations as Gazetted in RG 7524 dated 25 November 2002 and amended by GNR 1527 dated 6 December 2002 has been added to the Act. The Regulations do not contain the Annexures which are all the forms. These are available from the Dept of Home Affairs.

The Immigration Act , 2002 (13 of 2002) has been added to the site.