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E7.40 Effect of provisions of the Prostitution Reform Act 2003

No temporary entry visa or entry permission may be granted in contravention of the Prostitution Act 2003. That Act provides that:

  1. No visa may be granted to a person on the basis that the person;
    1. has provided, or intends to provide, commercial sexual services; or
    2. has acted, or intends to act as an operator of a business of prostitution; or
    3. has invested, or intends to invest, in a business of prostitution.
  2. It is a condition of every temporary entry class visa granted under the Immigration Act 2009 that the holder of the visa may not, while in New Zealand:
    1. provide commercial sexual services; or
    2. act as an operator of a New Zealand business of prostitution; or
    3. invest in a New Zealand business of prostitution.
  3. A temporary entry class visa holder may become liable for deportation if the holder does any of the things listed in (b) above.

E7.40 applies to all visas and permits held and all requirements and conditions imposed under the Immigration Act 1987 or the Immigration Act 2009, whether granted or imposed before or after the commencement of the 2009 Act.

Effective 29/11/2010


E7.1 Processing an application

E7.2 Automated processing and granting

E7.5 Verification

E7.7 Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO)

E7.10 Considering an application

E7.15 Potentially prejudicial information

E7.16 Documenting decisions

E7.20 Reclaiming airfares and expenses

E7.25 Procedure for granting a temporary entry class visa for a period longer than provided for in immigration instructions

E7.30 Approving an application

E7.32 Applications for temporary visas which cannot be approved because of risk that applicant may overstay

E7.35 Declining an application for temporary entry

E7.45 Character requirements for partners supporting 'partnership-based temporary entry applications'

E7.50 Health requirement for partners or dependent children not included in or withdrawn from a residence class visa application

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