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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP ACT 2007 - SECT 27

How pledge of commitment is to be made

Form of pledge

             (1)  A pledge of commitment must be made in accordance with either of the forms set out in Schedule 1.

Prescribed arrangements

             (2)  A pledge of commitment must be made in accordance with the arrangements prescribed by the regulations.

Note:          The regulations may provide for a pledge of commitment to be made in public.

Persons who may receive pledge

             (3)  A pledge of commitment must be made before:

                     (a)  the Minister; or

                     (b)  a person authorised under subsection (4); or

                     (c)  a person who is included in a class of persons authorised under subsection (5).

             (4)  The Minister may, by writing, authorise a person for the purposes of paragraph (3)(b).

             (5)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, authorise a class of persons for the purposes of paragraph (3)(c).



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