(1) This Act extends to the external Territories.
Application outside Australia
(2) This Act extends unless the contrary intention appears:
(a) to acts, omissions, matters and things outside Australia; and
(b) to all persons, irrespective of their nationality or citizenship.
State and Territory laws
(3) It is the intention of the Parliament that this Act apply to the exclusion of any provisions of a law of a State or Territory that provide for Australian citizenship (whether the law was made before or after the commencement day).