Second Reading Speeches

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Strengthening the Citizenship Loss Provisions) Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the

Australian Citizenship Act 2007
to: remove the requirement that a person be sentenced to 6 or more years of imprisonment for a relevant terrorism offence to be eligible to lose their Australian citizenship; and replace the current requirement that a person is a national or citizen of a country other than Australia at the time the minister makes a determination that the person ceases to be an Australian citizen with the requirement that, if the minister were to determine that the person ceases to be an Australian citizen, the minister is satisfied the person will not become a person who is not a national or citizen of any country.