Second Reading Speeches

Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Australian Citizenship Act 2007
to: extend good character requirements; clarify residency requirements and related matters; clarify the circumstances in which a person’s approval as an Australian citizen may or must be cancelled; clarify the circumstances in which the minister may defer a person making the pledge of commitment to become an Australian citizen; clarify the circumstances in which a person’s Australian citizenship may be revoked; enable the minister to specify certain matters in a legislative instrument; enable the use and disclosure of personal information obtained under the
Migration Act 1958
or the migration regulations; and make technical amendments; and the
Migration Act 1958
to enable the use and disclosure of personal information obtained under the
Australian Citizenship Act 2007
or the citizenship regulations.