Terms of Reference

This inquiry will consider the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015.

The Bill contains measures to specify circumstances in which an Australian dual national is taken to have lost their Australian citizenship.

The Attorney-General has also asked the Committee to consider whether proposed section 35A of the Bill (the conviction-based cessation) should apply retrospectively with respect to convictions prior to the commencement of the Act.

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

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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