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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP ACT 2007 - SECT 13

Citizenship by adoption

                   A person is an Australian citizen if the person is:

                     (a)  adopted under a law in force in a State or Territory; and

                     (b)  adopted by a person who is an Australian citizen at the time of the adoption or by 2 persons jointly at least one of whom is an Australian citizen at that time; and

                     (c)  present in Australia as a permanent resident at that time.



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