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22      Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) Bill 2020

A message from the House of Representatives was reported transmitting for the concurrence of the Senate the following bill:

Message no. 247, dated 2 September 2020—A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 , and for related purposes.

The Minister for Families and Social Services (Senator Ruston) moved—That this bill may proceed without formalities and be now read a first time.

Question put and passed.

Bill read a first time.

Senator Ruston moved—That this bill be now read a second time.

Explanatory memorandum : Senator Ruston tabled a revised explanatory memorandum relating to the bill.

Debate ensued.

At 2 pm : Debate was interrupted while Senator Keneally was speaking.