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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 35

Ex-citizen visas

             (1)  There is a class of permanent visas to remain in, but not re-enter, Australia, to be known as ex-citizen visas.

             (2)  A person who:

                     (a)  before 1 September 1994, ceased to be an Australian citizen while in the migration zone; and

                     (b)  did not leave Australia after ceasing to be a citizen and before that date;

is taken to have been granted an ex-citizen visa on that date.

             (3)  A person who, on or after 1 September 1994, ceases to be an Australian citizen while in the migration zone is taken to have been granted an ex-citizen visa when that citizenship ceases.

             (4)  Subdivisions AA, AB, AC (other than section 68) and AH do not apply in relation to ex-citizen visas.



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