Review of the renunciation by conduct and cessation provisions in the Australian Citizenship Act 2007

November 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-76092-061-6

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Terms of Reference



1. Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Report structure
  Legislative history
  The provisions under review
  Notice, rescission and exemption
  Section 35AB of the Citizenship Act - Matters to be set out in notices to persons who have ceased to be Australian citizens
  Parliamentary oversight and reporting to the Committee

2. Operation

  Conduct based provisions
  Conviction based provisions
  Committee comment

3. Effectiveness

  Committee comment

4. Implications

  Risk of statelessness
  Challenging a revocation
  Dual nationals
  Impact on children
  Australia‚Äôs duty to prosecute international crime
  Comparative international measures
  Alternative models
  Committee comment

A. Submissions

B. Witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2360