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AUSTRALIAN PASSPORTS ACT 2005 - SECT 8

Minister to be satisfied of person's citizenship and identity

    Before issuing an Australian passport to a person, the Minister must be satisfied:

  (a)   that the person is an Australian citizen; and

  (b)   of the identity of the person.

Note:   See sections   42 and 43 for details about how the Minister satisfies himself or herself of an Australian passport applicant's citizenship and identity.


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