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Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Test Review and Other Measures) Bill 2009

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2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Test Review and Other Measures) Bill 2009

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 1, page 3 (lines 4 and 5), omit the item, substitute:

1  Section 19G

Omit “permanent”, substitute “permanent or enduring”.

 

 [permanent or enduring physical or mental incapacity]

(2)     Schedule 1, items 3 and 4, page 3 (line 21) to page 4 (line 11), omit the items, substitute:

3  Paragraph 21(3)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  has a permanent or enduring physical or mental incapacity, at the time the person made the application, that means the person:

                              (i)  is not capable of understanding the nature of the application at that time; or

                             (ii)  is not capable of demonstrating a basic knowledge of the English language at that time; or

                            (iii)  is not capable of demonstrating an adequate knowledge of Australia and of the responsibilities and privileges of Australian citizenship at that time; and

Note:       The heading to subsection 21(3) is altered by omitting “ Permanent ” and substituting “ Permanent or enduring ” [physical and mental incapacity].

[permanent or enduring physical or mental incapacity]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 7, page 4 (line 28) to page 5 (line 8), omit the item, substitute:

7  Paragraph 26(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  has a permanent or enduring physical or mental incapacity, at the time the person made the application to become an Australian citizen, that means the person:

                              (i)  is not capable of understanding the nature of the application at that time; or

                             (ii)  is not capable of demonstrating a basic knowledge of the English language at that time; or

                            (iii)  is not capable of demonstrating an adequate knowledge of Australia and of the responsibilities and privileges of Australian citizenship at that time; or

 [permanent or enduring physical or mental incapacity]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 9, page 5 (line 17), omit “4,”.

[permanent or enduring physical or mental incapacity]