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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP ACT 2007 - SECT 37

Evidence of Australian citizenship

             (1)  A person may make an application to the Minister for evidence of the person's Australian citizenship.

Note:          Section 46 sets out application requirements (which may include the payment of a fee).

Notice

             (2)  The Minister may give the person a notice stating that the person is an Australian citizen at a particular time.

             (3)  The notice must:

                     (a)  be in a form prescribed by the regulations; and

                     (b)  contain any other matter prescribed by the regulations.

Identity

             (4)  The Minister must not give the person such a notice unless the Minister is satisfied of the identity of the person.

Note:          Division 5 contains the identity provisions.

Evidentiary status

             (5)  A notice is prima facie evidence of the matters in the notice.

Cancellation

             (6)  The Minister may, by writing, cancel a notice given to a person under this section.



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