Citizenship Amendment Act 2005

12 Disclosure of citizenship information to certain specified agencies for certain purposes
  • (1) Section 26A(6) of the principal Act is amended by adding to the definition of citizenship information the words ; and includes information as to any change of identity or gender.

    (2) Section 26A of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (5), the following subsection:

    • (5A) Despite anything in this section, the Secretary may disclose information about a person's citizenship status or the citizenship status of a person's parent or parents to the Registrar-General appointed under section 79(1) of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995 for the purpose of recording that person's citizenship status on his or her birth record.