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Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Amends the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 to provide access to citizenship for children adopted by Australian citizens through bilateral arrangements made by Australia with specific countries who are not parties to the Hague Convention on Protection and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29/05/14  
Second reading moved 29/05/14  
Second reading debate 17/07/14  
Second reading debate 01/09/14  
Second reading debate 02/09/14  
Second reading debate 04/09/14  
Second reading debate 22/09/14  
Second reading agreed to 22/09/14  
Third reading agreed to 22/09/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/09/14  
Second reading moved 25/09/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (17/06/2014): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (27/08/2014)
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