Citizenship Amendment Act (No 2) 2001

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

3 Special provisions relating to parentage
  • (1) Section 3(2) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after paragraph (a), the following paragraph:

    • (aa) he or she has been legally adopted by that citizen, in Niue, Tokelau, or the Cook Islands, by an adoption order that has the same operation and effect as an adoption order made under the Adoption Act 1955; or.

    (2) Section 3(2) of the principal Act is amended by inserting in the proviso, after the words Adoption Act 1955, the words (or in accordance with the law relating to the discharge of adoption orders in Niue, Tokelau, or the Cook Islands).