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Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015


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

Summary

Amends the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 to provide explicit powers for the cessation of Australian citizenship in specified circumstances where a dual citizen engages in terrorism-related conduct.

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 24/06/15  
Second reading moved 24/06/15  
Second reading debate 12/11/15  
Second reading debate 23/11/15  
Second reading debate 24/11/15  
Second reading debate 30/11/15  
Second reading agreed to 30/11/15  
Consideration in detail debate 30/11/15 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 30/11/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/11/15  
Second reading moved 30/11/15  
Second reading debate 30/11/15  
Second reading debate 01/12/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/12/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/12/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 03/12/15  
Third reading debated 03/12/15  
Third reading agreed to 03/12/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 03/12/15  
Assent 11/12/15 Act no: 166 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [Sheet EH190 (Revised)]

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Senate
  • Liberal Democratic Party [sheet 7815]
LEYONHJELM, Sen David

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/06/2015): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; Committee report (04/09/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )