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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP ACT 2007 - SECT 32A

Simplified outline of this Division

                   The following is a simplified outline of this Division:

There are 5 ways in which you can cease to be an Australian citizen:

•       you may renounce your Australian citizenship: see section 33; or

•       if you did not automatically become an Australian citizen, the Minister can revoke your citizenship in circumstances involving offences or fraud: see section 34; or

•       if you did not automatically become an Australian citizen and the Minister exercised the power under subsection 22A(1A) or 22B(1A), the Minister can revoke your citizenship in circumstances involving a failure to comply with special residence requirements: see section 34A; or

•       if you are the child of a responsible parent who ceases to be an Australian citizen, the Minister can revoke your citizenship in some situations: see section 36; or

•       for certain conduct or convictions, the Minister can make a determination ceasing your citizenship if the Minister is satisfied you have repudiated your allegiance to Australia and that it would be contrary to the public interest for you to remain an Australia citizen: see Subdivision C (citizenship cessation determinations).



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