Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Testing) Bill 2007 [Provisions]

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Testing) Bill 2007 [Provisions]

31 July 2007

© Commonwealth of Australia 2007
ISBN 978-0642-71829-7

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the Committee (PDF 16KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 11KB)
Recommendations (PDF 10KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 12KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Overview of the Bill (PDF 31KB)

Key Provisions

Chapter 3 - Purpose and impact of the Bill (PDF 66KB)

Purpose of the Bill
Impact of the Bill
Committee view

Chapter 4 - Legal and other issues (PDF 80KB)

Legal and drafting issues
Testing 'knowledge of Australia': content and nature of the test
Resourcing and alternatives
Other issues
Committee view

Dissenting report by Senator Andrew Bartlett (PDF 53KB)
Minority report by the Australian Greens (PDF 31KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information received (PDF 14KB)
Appendix 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the committee (PDF 12KB)

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Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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