Citizenship Amendment Act 2000

3 Citizenship by descent
  • (1) Section 7(2) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the figure 2, and substituting the figure 4.

    (2) Section 7 of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subsection:

    • (4) The citizenship of any New Zealand citizen by descent that has lapsed before the commencement of the Citizenship Amendment Act 2000 is reinstated with effect from the time it lapsed.