Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 to provide explicit powers for the cessation of Australian citizenship in specified circumstances where a dual citizen engages in terrorism-related conduct.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jun 2015
Second reading moved 24 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 12 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 24 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 30 Nov 2015
Second reading agreed to 30 Nov 2015
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
30 Nov 2015
Third reading agreed to 30 Nov 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30 Nov 2015
Second reading moved 30 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 30 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 01 Dec 2015
Committee of the Whole debate 01 Dec 2015
Committee of the Whole debate 02 Dec 2015
Committee of the Whole debate 03 Dec 2015
Third reading debated 03 Dec 2015
Third reading agreed to 03 Dec 2015
Finally passed both Houses 03 Dec 2015
Assent
  • Act no: 166
  • Year: 2015
11 Dec 2015

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.