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Australian Citizenship Amendment (Defence Families) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Citizenship

Summary

Amends the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 to enable certain family members of current and future overseas lateral recruits (technical specialists with previous experience in other defence forces) to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to satisfy the relevant defence service residence requirement and be eligible for conferral of Australian citizenship at the same time as the enlisted ADF member.

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 24/05/12  
Second reading moved 24/05/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 19/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 19/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/06/12  
Second reading moved 20/06/12  
Second reading debate 23/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 23/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 23/08/12  
     
Assent 12/09/12 Act no.: 119 of 2012
     

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

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Notes