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Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

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2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Citizen ship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 18 (after line 27), after item 7, insert:

7A  After section 53

Insert:

53A   Sunset provision

             (1)  Sections 33AA, 35, 35AA, 35AB, 35A, 35B and 36A cease to have effect at the end of 10 years after this section commences.

             (2)  The regulation s may prescribe matters of a transitional nature (including prescribing any saving or application provisions) arising out of the provisions mentioned in subsection (1) ceasing to have effect in accordance with that subsection.

[sunset]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 8, page 19 (lines 21 to 26), omit paragraph (4)(b), substitute:

                     (b)  does not apply in relation to:

                              (i)  a conviction of a person before the commencement of this item; or

                             (ii)  a conviction of a person on or after the commencement of this item in relation to an act or thing that was done wholly before the commencement of this item.

[retrospectivity]