Advisory report on the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

4 September 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015

ISBN 978-1-74366-374-5 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-1-74366-375-2 (HTML version)

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Preliminary Pages (PDF 334KB)
Chapter 1 – Introduction (PDF 141KB)
Chapter 2 – The Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 (PDF 203KB)
Chapter 3 – Constitutional validity (PDF 177KB)
Chapter 4 – Matters of principle and effectiveness (PDF 289KB)
Chapter 5 – Conduct-based provisions - proposed sections 33AA and 35 (PDF 418KB)
Chapter 6 – Conviction-based provisions - proposed section 35A (PDF 272KB)
Chapter 7 – Administrative application of the Bill (PDF 325KB)
Chapter 8 – Children (PDF 244KB)
Chapter 9 – Concluding comments (PDF 154KB)
Appendix A – List of Submissions
Appendix B Witnesses appearing at public and private hearings
Appendix C – Delegation to the United Kingdom, France and the United States
Appendix D – Letter from the Attorney-General
(PDF 552KB)

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

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About this inquiry

The Committee will inquire into and report on the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

Past Public Hearings

10 Aug 2015: Canberra
05 Aug 2015: Canberra
04 Aug 2015: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Report tabled


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