E4.70 Status of applicant on lodging an application
See also Immigration Act 2009 s 14(2)
Lodging an application for a visa for a person who is in New Zealand does not:
- render the person’s presence in New Zealand lawful; or
- give the person a right to remain in New Zealand while the application is considered; or
- give the person a right to apply for or be granted any other visa pending determination of the application; or
- inhibit any deportation procedures under the Immigration Act 2009 that may apply to that person.