Citizenship Amendment Regulations 2003

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Citizenship Amendment Regulations 2003


Note

These regulations are administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.


Pursuant to section 28 of the Citizenship Act 1977, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • (1) These regulations are the Citizenship Amendment Regulations 2003.

    (2) In these regulations, the Citizenship Regulations 20021 are called the principal regulations.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 September 2003.

3 Fees
  • The principal regulations are amended by revoking the Schedule, and substituting the Schedule set out in the Schedule of these regulations.


Schedule
New Schedule substituted in principal regulations

r 3

Schedule
Fees

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FeeNo Matter($)
1Application for grant of citizenship under Citizenship Act 1977 (other than to child under the age of 16 years)460
2Application for grant of citizenship under Citizenship Act 1977 for child under the age of 16 years230
3Application for grant of citizenship under section 7(1) of Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982 (other than to child under the age of 16 years)460
4Application for grant of citizenship under section 7(1) of Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982 for child under the age of 16 years230
5Application under section 21(1) of Citizenship Act 1977 for certificate confirming that an applicant is a New Zealand citizen110
6Application under section 21(1) of Citizenship Act 1977 for certificate confirming that an applicant is not a New Zealand citizen110
7Application for registration of persons born outside New Zealand (if application made in New Zealand) (citizenship by descent)200
8Application for registration of persons born outside New Zealand (if application made outside New Zealand) (citizenship by descent)200
9Application for replacement certificate of citizenship110
10Application for registration of declaration of renunciation of citizenship (overseas or in New Zealand)390

Martin Bell,

Acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 September 2003, increase the fees payable for various citizenship services under the Citizenship Regulations 2002.

In particular, the fees for applications for grant of citizenship are increased from $360 to $460 for adults, and from $160 to $230 for children under the age of 16. The fees for registration of a person's citizenship by descent are increased from $100 to $200.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 July 2003.


  • 1 SR 2002/73